I keep coming up with more gigantic insect plushies, hehe. It's really a lot of fun to push my limits and test out new ideas. I'm always coming up with new ways of putting things together... and at times I really feel like I should be putting this brainpower towards my homework. But this time, I actually waited until AFTER my homework was done!
Meet Freddy the dragonfly nymph. He's big. And mean. Don't let that cute face fool you. He's got a wicked labium and he's not afraid to use it.
Dragonfly nymphs have awesomely modified mouthparts, specifically a huge, long labium with grabbing claws at the end to capture prey. This guy keeps his tucked away with a bit of velcro, but can reach out and bite you if he feels like it.
He's about 18" long, and 25" long with his mouthparts outstretched.