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 » Pets & Animals Bugs Grasshoppers

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 » Science Earth Science

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 » Government & Politics US Government
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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 » Pets & Animals Bugs Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers thrive in thick grass or areas with lots of plant life, which makes them especially vulnerable to spiders, mantids and lizards. Birds often swoop down and feed on grasshoppers, and rodents also feed on grass... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Grasshoppers

The average lifespan of a grasshopper is one year. Birds, reptiles, rodents and larger insects are the grasshopper's predators. The grasshopper is an herbivore and consumes plant matter. More » Pets & Animals Bugs Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers have 10 pairs of spiracles, making a total of 20. Eight of these pairs are located along the abdomen, while two are thoracic. Spiracles are part of the respiratory, or tracheal, system of the grasshopper. More » Pets & Animals Bugs Grasshoppers