Pasture Grasshopper
Melanoplus confusus

pasture grasshopper
This grasshopper that I found on Antelope Island is kind of pretty with its orange and blue legs. It also has big
alluring brownish eyes
that say "please don't squish me".  I didn't.  These are common in the West and you can
read more information
on them here.  © Carol Davis, 6-4-2006

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