Secret snacking is still going on in the remnants of the garden, but not for long. Here, the gourmet tasting a colorful canapé appears to be a Two-Striped Grasshopper or perhaps a Red-Legged Locust.


“Locusts,” of course, actually are grasshoppers of the short-antennae variety. A curious thing about grasshoppers is that they have their ears in their bellies (abdomens). (Brooklin, Maine)