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Grasshopper mating

Grasshopper mating
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Copyright: Arjun Haarith (Arjun) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 358 W: 7 N: 1237] (7593)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon Coolpix L5
Exposure: f/4.9
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-12-14 9:04
Viewed: 4422
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
ITS ACTUALLY CAMOFLAUGED IN MUD.These are grasshoppers which was mating in the hot sands oh Thalakad,a place in Karnataka.
Grasshoppers are herbivorous insects of the suborder Caelifera in the order Orthoptera. To distinguish them from bush crickets or katydids, they are sometimes referred to as short-horned grasshoppers. Species that change color and behaviour at high population densities are called locusts.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Subphylum: Uniramia

Class: Insecta

Order: Orthoptera

Suborder: Caelifera

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Hi, arjun,
A very good picture from you. This is agood example of camoufledge. Very rarely seen in the wild. Keep your eye always open to see such things.......... only in nature mind it.!!

Dear Arjun, nice blend of colours ! nice picture. TFS. with best regards.vab.

Hello Arjun,
good size posting to see the real closeness of the inserts!
excellent clarity, warm colouration and details
a good composition

Hi Arjun,
A nice capture of these grasshoppers mating. A perfect camouflage. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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