Grasshoppers, Crickets & Katydids

Challenge #41 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this challenge show us your best photos of these interesting insects, of the Order Orthoptera: grasshoppers, crickets or katydids; the ones with powerful springs in their back legs! Macro and close-up shots welcome. These insects must be outside, on flowers, leaves, or just doing what they do; NOT under studio lights. Go to http://bugguide.net/node/view/73/bgpage for more information. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Portrait of a Grasshopper
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Submitted: Sunday, 7th April, 2013 09:50 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 2nd July, 2009
Focal length: 105 mm
Shutter speed: 1/90 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 200
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