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Koppie Foam Grasshopper (Dictyophorus spumans) | by Martin_Heigan
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Koppie Foam Grasshopper (Dictyophorus spumans)

A macro photograph of the Koppie Foam Grasshopper or Rooibaadjie (Dictyophorus spumans) from South Africa.

 

The red warning colours indicate that this Grasshopper is poisonous. When threatened, it produces highly toxic foam.

 

Best viewed LARGE.

 

Martin

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Taken on May 11, 2008