Grasshoppers have six legs. They also have two long antennae and two pairs of wings. Their 2-inch body is made up of a head, thorax and abdomen.
Grasshoppers are an insect, and in comparison to the rest of the class, they possess the rare ability to jump. They are typically found in meadows or fields, and their diet consists of grass, weeds and shrubs. Their predators include rodents, larger insects, birds and reptiles. Grasshoppers are also consumed by humans that live in Africa and Asia.
There are over 11,000 species of grasshoppers, and they can be found all over the world. Their bodies are normally green, yellow or brown.