Insects, in Their Natural Environment.

Challenge #1 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Insects only; one or more. (They should have 6 legs; 8 legs are 2 too many). NO spiders, frogs, snails, cats etc. The insect must be shown to be in its natural world, not under studio lights. If you have interesting information about your entry please include it.
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This small grasshopper, (roughly 5/8" in length) hopping around in the flower bed, stopped long enough for a portrait. ;o)
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Submitted: Saturday, 30th June, 2012 09:51 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 11th June, 2012
Focal length: 44.3 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 100
Notes: Used a flash w/ large bounce card. This image was straight from the camera, then cropped to a square format and resized for the challenge.
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