Skip to comments.GIANT GRASSHOPPERS
Posted on 11/12/2011 10:58:19 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER
Well, it say the males are 8 cm long at the link. We get ‘em that big in Ohio. How long, would you say, that one in the pic os?
Over 4 inches, the back board of the bird house is 3/4 inch thick.
That’s not even close to the ones in Biology. Bet they came from South America, or Asia. The abdomen on those was about an inch thick.
I’ve been searching the web, and haven’t any hoppers that big. It’s been 50 years since biology class. May they weren’t technically grasshoppers? Only something that looked grasshopper-like. And who knows how long the were sealed in those bottles of formaldehyde?
Grasshopper in pic is known as a lubber...very common in Florida....will eat any vegetation...cannot fly. Male is about half the size of a female..offspring are black. It has no terrestrial enemies but is eaten by certain fish. If you see one on your property, best kill it.
Are you talking about grasshoppers or liberals..?????
how big is that thing?
i remember i was in texas and someone was trying to show me a locust in the tree that were making all that noise
I was looking for a fly or a small grasshopper size thing and almost completely missed the 5 inch bug right in front of me
LOL I had to go in the basement and get out my Way Back machine for your reply. Thanks for the excercise and your right, both are destructive and malodourous. I actually know what that long word means without getting out my trusty dictionary....GG
There use to be a cartoon show on TV and they would use a Way Back machine when they had to go in the past(it took them Way Back)....that was decades ago, so long ago it was in black and white, no color TV yet....don’t remember the name of the show..some freeper probably does...GG
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