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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
26 Aug 2011 5:35AM
Strange looking with that long sharp beak like face. Great captures Carol..........Sandy

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jaktis 13 84 Sweden
26 Aug 2011 5:41AM
What a great looking thing

debu 7 India
26 Aug 2011 6:24AM
Always a wonderful capture, lovely!
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 6:42AM
I've got it now, you constructed your meadow as an insect vacation location! Excellent photos of this strange beauty.
KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
26 Aug 2011 7:10AM
An amazing creature - brilliantly caught!
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 7:13AM
Wow what an insect.Smile
cjl47 9 4 3 England
26 Aug 2011 7:30AM
Oooer! How weird is this.
Looks like a flute with legs.
Cracking photo though. Carol
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 118 Scotland
26 Aug 2011 7:34AM
This must be the most extraordinary grasshopper I have ever seen, totally different in structure: beautifully captured by you again, Carol.
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
26 Aug 2011 7:35AM
Good gracious, what a strange looking creature! Brilliantly captured as ever.

moiral 7 12 Scotland
26 Aug 2011 7:42AM
What a strange looking insect. Very beautifully captured Carol. Moira
fentiger 16 916 23 England
26 Aug 2011 7:54AM
That's a weird one Carol but as ever well photographed.

26 Aug 2011 8:22AM
Beautifully captured once again excellent shots
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 8:24AM
Never seen anything like this one before.
An excellent set ... try and sell them !!Smile
26 Aug 2011 8:31AM
We get lots of these over here, see them everywhere and they are the strangest of creatures seen close up - well done gain Carol on a nice series of images..Jo
26 Aug 2011 8:32AM
Well spotted Carol! he's really posing for you too ! GillWink
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
26 Aug 2011 8:32AM
It has the same name as a manager of of a Premier League Club surely.

Grand work.

Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
26 Aug 2011 9:05AM
That's an unusual one Carol, great find ans well taken.....

acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 9:21AM
Super detail in all three shots, well captured...........Martin
SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
26 Aug 2011 9:36AM
Super shots Carol. It's so unusual looking, everything's elongated but very elegant.
26 Aug 2011 9:38AM
Beautifully captured as always Carol, a superb set.

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
26 Aug 2011 9:55AM
Super capture again
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
26 Aug 2011 10:38AM
Love him or her Carol, very cute!


26 Aug 2011 10:53AM
Hi Carol great set love the way his back leg is just hanging around, reagrds gray.
Stace 9 2 2 England
26 Aug 2011 11:18AM
great work Carol

8 10 10 England
26 Aug 2011 11:20AM
never seen one of these Carol but a great set.
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 11:21AM
Never seen one of these before, Carol, but you have captured him/her superbly as ever.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 12:13PM
fantasatic detailed set carol brilliant colours wonderful light v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
26 Aug 2011 12:15PM
I don't think any Zoology book has a clear pic of this species like V 1. Grand set.
superb images carol,love v3.ray
26 Aug 2011 2:04PM
Very unusual Carol never seen anything like it, a superb set of close ups.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
26 Aug 2011 3:21PM
Brilliant as always, Carol Smile You must have good eyesight, as it looks like the twig it's perched on! Wink
Trev Smile
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
26 Aug 2011 4:45PM
Incredible and fascinating creature, Carol, really well-captured. Perfect camouflage amongst grasses and reeds!
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
26 Aug 2011 4:48PM
Now this is one FAScinating fella. Holy cow...never seen anything like it. I've bookmarked this to show my parents - they'll be as amazed as I am. SUPERB captures of this "alien", Carol SmileSmile

jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 5:04PM
Are you certain it is from this planet?? Brilliant.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 5:23PM
an amazing set Carol
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
26 Aug 2011 6:12PM
Weird n wonderful !
Well done Carol.

26 Aug 2011 8:29PM
What a funny looking fella, brillant captures Carol.
26 Aug 2011 8:37PM
Brilliant carol.Well captured..Lin
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 9:41PM
In all they years I lived in Portugal never seen any like it! Looks like a sword fish! Brilliant find!
Thank you for the information on this amazing little creature. IB
Peagreen 7 1 1 England
26 Aug 2011 9:50PM
Brilliant set, Carol. Fantastic colour and detail. Never seen one of these before!! Superb capturesSmile
Take care....................Pauline
LexEquine 11 19 United States
26 Aug 2011 10:10PM
'Superb set of macro captures of this weird-looking grasshopper species,' Carol. Have a wonderful Weekend.

Ciao~ Peter Wink
26 Aug 2011 10:27PM
Weird and wonderful, a trio of superb captures.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
26 Aug 2011 11:01PM
Strangest hopper I have ever seen Carol - great captures.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
26 Aug 2011 11:12PM
an unusual grasshopper expertly taken.
I'm sure you need some experience to even see him, he almost looks like grass himself.
27 Aug 2011 2:20PM
Fabulous images and write up.
lil48 7
27 Aug 2011 4:27PM
Great shot
TerryMcK Plus
8 71 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 2:28PM
An excellent photograph of an amazing insect, Carol. An informative narrative, too.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
28 Aug 2011 11:03PM
What a wierd looking creature you've captured here, I bet he's hard to spot in the long grass

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