Grasshoppers are brown with darker markings. They are found widely throughout the United States. They are herbivores in general, feeding on various plants, though some strictly prefer different grasses. More »

Desert biomes are dry climates that receive less than 50 centimeters of rain each year. Desert biomes feature one of four habitats—arid deserts, semi-arid deserts, coastal deserts and cold deserts. The desert biome cover... More »

Barack Obama had the nickname "O'Bomber" in high school due to his basketball skills. When he was a teenager, Obama worked at a Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop. In 2006, he won a Grammy for his audio recording of "Dreams F... More »

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According to Sciences 360, a locust is a type of grasshopper, with different behavior. Locusts can exist alone or in communities, while grasshoppers only exist in solitary states. If a locust can find food it remains alo... More »

Grasshoppers are herbivores that primarily feed on stems, leaves, grasses and roots. There are about 8,000 species of grasshopper in the world, and they typically feed opportunistically on whatever plant life is availabl... More »

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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. More »

Grasshoppers rarely stay put for long; thanks to their large wings and powerful hind legs, they can escape the grasp of predators and travel great distances in short periods of time. Grasshoppers have some of the stronge... More »