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    Found this little critter while gardening, never seen anything like it before and don't know what it's called. It does have a body like a locust, but the head in the locusts I remember is not as pointed and they're normally brownish on colour...

    Any idea what this thing is?

    1. ......;...(@ ages ago | reply

      I think it's name in arabic is "7erba2" and actually it's color varies according to the environment's color it lives in.if it lives between leaves then it's greenish, if in desert it's brownnish and so on.that feature helps it hide from the enemies.
      that's what I know about "7erba2"

    2. malyousif ages ago | reply

      interesting... I didn't mention thought that it DOES fly and it's wings (or underwings rather) are the most bright purple!

    3. sisterscorpion [deleted] ages ago | reply

      that's not a kind of grasshopper? Are locusts just overgrown, swarming grasshoppers? You should put this in the bug group...

    4. malyousif ages ago | reply

      This has been identified as a "Giant Green Slantface - Acrida conica" which is a cone-head giant grasshopper!

    5. luc77 ages ago | reply

      An interesting looking creature, nice shot!

    6. * Sontheimer Pictures * 119 months ago | reply

      Scary, but delightful! :-) Great shot..

    7. louisa_catlover 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Green is Gorgeous and full of Life!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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      Found in a search. (?²ˣ)

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