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OMG.....it's the size of a squirrel! I guess I have never seen a photo before.
Wow! That's big! I've never seen one either. Sorry to hear about all the rain and flooding!
It's HUGE. I had never seen a picture of a locust either!
Wonderful shots! It blends in so well wih the foliage.
I would never have thought they could grow so big! Truly amazing - certainly not something we would see here!
GOLLY! That is one gigantic insect! Beautiful photo!
Menacing looking critter. I have never seen one so up close and personal. Thank God! Great shots.
There is an 'old wives' tale' that I learned when we lived in the deserts of Arizona that when the locusts are really noisy, you're gonna have a lot of rain in the future. It panned out to be true in Arizona...but is it the same all over the country you wonder.Excellent photos!! Excellent.
great photos for Camera Critters, the pattern on the locust is amazing
Oh my gosh, that's huge!
Never seen these creatures in my entire life.Thanks for sharing!
yikes that is BIG!thanks for stopping by my site! come back anytime!
I don't know why but locusts have always given me the shivers...great captures because, even at the computer, I'm shivering!At 65, I've done it! My poetry book - Life's Journey by Carmen Henesy - is out on Amazon! ( Poems about the things that have been important to me in my journey through life, some humorous, some sad, some that may have meaning to you as well )http://www.amazon.com/Lifes-Journey-1-Carmen-Henesy/dp/1451547366/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1274652997&sr=1-1
I can't decide if it's beautiful or scary looking - ha! It's a fabulous capture, that's for sure.
Look at that lovely guy or gal! I love the green on it.Guess what? I found a question mark butterfly at our university. Isn't learning new things fun?
WoW! What a handsome fella! HeheheeeBut I wouldn't wanna run into him in a dark alley... or anywhere else for that matter! I went outside a while ago to get some moon shots & the skeeters almost carried me away, so lucky their not as big as the locust are or they might have done just that!
Wow, fantastic shot, when we're kids we use to catch that in our school playground, don't you know that in some province in the Phils. they stir fry and eat that? the brown color one only..
Sue, gald you saw the question mark butterfly also, and glad someone identified it for us. I have only seen it the one day I took the photos.
I'm not at all sure about eating one :), to each his own I guess.
Beautiful shots of the locust!
i have never been that close to a locust apart from maybe what i have saw in a zoo. creepy!Tina fromMummy DiariesGossip AvenueTravel ShackGame FreakZ
I've seen the dead locusts, but never a live one. They really are huge!
I posted one a few weeks ago and called it a big fly. LOL...I was corrected about it.
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