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Sep 14, 2019 10:13 |  #1

This grasshopper was wandering along the path looking a bit strange, after a while she decided to lay her eggs in the soft earth of the joints between the paving slabs:

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Sep 15, 2019 00:18 |  #2

Wonderful sequence.

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Oct 24, 2019 11:59 |  #3

Wonderful captures, what odd behaviour, kind of assumed they would lay on a food plant.


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Oct 24, 2019 14:45 as a reply to  @ Lester Wareham's post |  #4

I thought that but apparently they push them into the ground.




  
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Oct 24, 2019 17:59 |  #5

Nice set and interesting to learn of this behaviour.


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Oct 25, 2019 08:26 |  #6

While I'm sure there are exceptions, grasshoppers and crickets both bury their eggs.


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