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    Thread: Grasshopper/Locust ID

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      Grasshopper/Locust ID

      Anyone know what this colorful fellow is???
      Lots of critters here in central gulf coast Florida are new to me, but this one was begging to have it's picture taken.

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      Never mind...
      Seems these are pretty common.
      Pretty though...Shame they are considered a pest.

      http://www.wildflorida.com/articles/...asshoppers.php

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      I never thought I'd say this about a grasshopper but, that's beautiful.
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      I thought so too Jim.

      Asked my neighbor about it and he responded..."you're supposed to squash them!"
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      Quote Originally Posted by KcFerry View Post
      "you're supposed to squash them!"

      LOL
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      I think its beautiful too. And I would never squish him.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Lishka View Post
      I think its beautiful too. And I would never squish him.
      As a Man with an affinity for all living thing...As a practice, I try not kill anything unless I intend to eat it!


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      Quote Originally Posted by KcFerry View Post


      As a Man with an affinity for all living thing...As a practice, I try not kill anything unless I intend to eat it!


      Same here. Great to see you, by the way.

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      Nice. But these also come in a gorgeous black with bright orange stripes. Or is that the nymph stage? Whatever the case, I remember seeing these when I was a child and amazed at that black and yellow.

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      Toss the male in, take him out of the water dish in bolus form the next day.

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