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Old 29th July 2014
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I didn't know...

...that Grasshoppers could swim, but apparently they can.

Found this one, a Common Green doing a fair impression of the breast stroke across one of our ponds.


Mind you it's a good thing it was moving at speed as the pond is full of these nasty Backswimmers (aka Waterboatmen) which would have eaten it.


I always think there's something inherently evil about a creature that swims upside down immediately under the surface of the water and breathes through its erm... B*M.

Thanks for looking.
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Re: I didn't know...

Good observation Peter.
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Re: I didn't know...

Thanks OM.

Amazing the things you find and little dramas that occur by just watching a small pond for a while.

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