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Jiminy Cricket! | by Vemsteroo
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Jiminy Cricket!

Ok. It's not a Cricket. It's in fact a Leek Grasshopper (Mecosthesus parapleurus) presumably named because it looks slightly like a leek (?).


This one was a little shellshocked after being disturbed in the French fields, so clung onto this shaft of wheat for about 30 minutes as the sun went down.


Canon 5D Mk III + 100mm f/2.8 Macro

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Taken on July 24, 2012