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Grasshoppers in mating...

PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:46 am
by Doreen Lin

This was taken in November - it was strange(to me) seeing the grasshopper eating whilst mating!

(Captured at Kamunting Gardens, Taiping, not Singapore...)


This being the Chinese New Year, an abundance of happiness and prosperity to all here!


PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:09 am
by Doreen Lin
laurence leong wrote:Is this the ultimate of pleasure for the female in the insect world?

Perhaps! Better to be the female than the male in the insect world!

laurence leong wrote:You should see the huge female praying manthis eating its mate while mating.

I have never seen that, thankfully!

Woke up one morning to see one in my seventh-storey :o bedroom.
This being about grasshoppers, here's a link instead -
Was that a female?

Superb shots of the grasshoppers here - love them!

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