never saw large grasshopper like this! everything is bigger in South Carolina! lol… but not very good to have in your garden…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romalea_guttata

Brookgreens Garden, SC, USA
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  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...about 3 years ago

    Oh, magnificent capture!!!! Love those colours.

  • they are amazing and so fragile! thanks Donna xx

    – Manon Boily

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 3 years ago

    A stunning insect, lovely shot
    j

  • they are really great. thanks a lot ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayabout 3 years ago

    Superbe macro et les détails impressionnants. Bravo :)

  • il y en a partout de ces bestioles! lol. merci Yan ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Joe Jennelle
    Joe Jennelleabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful light, crisp and clear lines, most interesting background, great POV, a winner in every way. Congratulations Manon, glad you enjoyed Brookgreen so much!!

  • oh yes I do! thanks a lot Joe ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • 1Nino
    1Ninoabout 3 years ago

    Top shelf work – Superb!!!!!!!!!!………………….Tony

  • you are so nice! thanks Tony ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTabout 3 years ago

    great shot and detail

  • thank you ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Susan Littlefield
    Susan Littlefieldabout 3 years ago

    LOL…you’ve certainly run into the large variety of insects! A fabulous shot, Manon!!

  • I discover one every day! thank you ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Elfriede Fulda
    Elfriede Fuldaabout 3 years ago

    such fantastic detail, excellent, Manon

  • they are huge and so colorful! thank you elfie ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • john forrant
    john forrantabout 3 years ago

    Very cool! looks like something from a scifi movie.

  • you are so right! that’s why I like it so much… I am a science-fiction fan. thank you ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Kathilee
    Kathileeabout 3 years ago

    Oh wow, excellent clarity and detail…It really demonstrates his beautiful patterns!

  • they are wonderful! thank you Kathilee ;)

    – Manon Boily

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