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IMG_0036 Opportunist

IMG_0036 Opportunist

Flicked this guy away! If it's a grasshopper it'll just eat the foliage. If it's a cricket it will eat praying mantids! Pretty sure it's a grasshopper. I never can get their identification straight!

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
1/100s f/20.0 at 90.0mm iso400 full exif

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Guest 23-Jun-2007 10:31
Appears to be an immature katydid to me with those long antenna. Nice work. ;-)
creativematrix21-Jun-2007 16:22
I like the composition. The leaves are quite beautiful. I loke the way the grasshopper is facing away from us. He looks ready to jump at any moment.
Sue Hawken19-Jun-2007 00:26
What a clear shot this is.
Guest 18-Jun-2007 18:47
A nice crisp shot.
Joy Miller18-Jun-2007 18:38
Nice shot, I'm not sure of the difference either, but I think that's a grasshoper.
Jane18-Jun-2007 17:44
Nice sharp shot with nice color and exposure!