Wildlife: Grasshopper

I was just finishing my lunch when I saw this big grasshopper on a wooden chair next to my fridge. I guess he didn't like it outside, it was quiet hot for our country Slovenia, 37 degrees.


By Evelin

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October 21, 2011 Flag
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I've always been curious about what grasshoppers eat. While walking the dogs with my husband, one day I found out.

We were down in the field below our home and there were grasshoppers leaping to and fro everywhere in the grass! I followed one around for a while, and it eventually began feeding on this dandelion. I was so excited that I nearly dropped my camera! I know that sounds silly, but I always get so excited when I feel I have the chance to photograph something extra neat.


Anyway, now I know a little more about what grasshoppers eat and want to thank God for the neat experience. I hope you all enjoy my sharing it with you. Keep on smiling!

By Chelle152 from Coquille, OR

Grasshopper Eating

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October 21, 20110 found this helpful

Another name for grasshopper is locust, like the biblical variety. They eat almost anything green.

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October 21, 20110 found this helpful

Cool photo...and it looks like the grasshopper is looking right at you! Thanks for sharing.

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October 23, 20110 found this helpful

Beautiful shot and inspiring attitude. Thanks!

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October 31, 20110 found this helpful

Pretty cool - I always knew those dandelions were there for a reason! If you can find them early, the leaves make pretty good eating for people, too.

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October 5, 2011 Flag
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I just loved this little guy. I was taking my dogs out to do their business, when I saw literally hundreds of little grasshoppers and crickets jumping in every which direction with every step I took. It was amazing!

Closeup of Large Grasshopper

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