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|A venomous grasshopper about 7 cm long - eats poisonous plants from the milkweed family, from which it produces its venom.|
Habitat - desserts in the Middle East and Africa.
The venom is extracted from a gland on the back and has effect on the blood system.
Scanned from picture - cropped, levels, sharpened.
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Cool metalic blue and yellow colours. Good composition and great background. Considering its a scan, you've retained good sharpness and details.
Amazing shot! Superb details and great moment. THIS IS PERFECT PHOTO!
- [2005-07-07 3:29]
Beautiful and interesting shot for this superb insect ! Composition, colors, details and sharpness are good ! Thanks for sharing Shir.
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- [2005-08-19 22:35]
an absolute highlight !
thanks for posting it
I hope you have more photos of these cool guys (grasshoper and alike), there are some truly remarkable species in this area
- [2006-10-27 15:04]
très très beau cliché. Le noir de cet insecte est vraiment étonnant et contraste fortement avec tout le reste.
vraiment du beau travail.