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How high can grasshoppers fly?

Because grasshoppers and crickets are so good at jumping, many people are surprised to learn that they flyalso. ¬†Indeed grasshoppers and crickets have pretty strong wings that allow them to travel long distances in search of food and or mates. ¬†Besides long distance travel, grasshoppers can also fly pretty high for their size and weight, as this guy (or gal) on the top of the Bank of America Plaza reminds us. Thanks to Chuck Schechner, reporter for KRLD radio, for sharing this weather cam shot illustrating the capability… Read More →