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Feb 16, 2011 10:19 |  #1

A stick grasshopper (proscopiidae) rests on a fern leaf at the edge of a trail, at 1,600 meter above sea level, near Suapi, Bolivia.

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Feb 16, 2011 11:58 |  #3

never seen this species, very strange, can they jump far? Envy you living near rain forest.


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Feb 16, 2011 12:02 |  #4

interesting Bug! nice compo
never found this around my place... :)


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Feb 16, 2011 15:06 |  #5

VERY cool shot!


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Feb 16, 2011 16:48 |  #6

Great shot of it - looks a fascinating insect.

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Feb 16, 2011 16:53 |  #7

r u sure its not a twig? ;) cool shot!


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Feb 17, 2011 01:42 |  #8

Wonderful capture - would not have guessed it was a grasshopper
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Feb 17, 2011 04:35 |  #9

Very nice shot. Would have thought it was a stick insect :D


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Feb 17, 2011 07:29 |  #10

This stick grasshoppers are common, but even more difficult to find than the "regular" stick insects, at lest in the forest. And yep, they jump, in fact the best way to see some of this ones, are when they jump out of your steps while walking in the paths.


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