Today I learned of a series of disasters that struck Basel, Switzerland. Starting in 1342 with a plague of grasshoppers, then floods, the worst weather in 1000 years, a famine, the Black Death, Pogroms, a fire that burnt down part of the city, and finally in 1356 a powerful earthquake destroyed what remained core.ac.uk/download/pdf/8…
The Grasshopper Mouse survives on a meat-based diet and is not only immune to scorpion venom, but converts it into a pain killer. It is also known as the Werewolf Mouse because it howls to mark its territory. youtube.com/watch?v=1K9mO…
In Saskatchewan during the great depression a grasshoppers swarm hit and a man in a dentist chair almost got choked to death while his mouth was open. esask.uregina.ca/entry/gr…
Grasshoppers hear through an organ called the tympanum, which is located in its abdomen. Their ability to pin point where a sound is coming from rivals that of a human. animals.mom.com/how-do-gr…
Locusts are not a species. They are actually grasshoppers which have developed gregarious characteristics in suitable environmental conditions forming an organized group worldatlas.com/articles/w…
Locusts are actually grasshoppers. In certain conditions, their behavior changes to a solitary and timid grasshopper to a gregarious locust. This is due to the release of serotonin in their body. nationalgeographic.com/an…
Disney's 'A Bug's Life' was inspired by the Aesop fable 'The Ant and the Grasshopper' were the Grasshopper (who has spent all summer singing) begs the Ant for food (who has spent all summer storing it) when winter arrives, but he is refused en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_B…
The grasshopper mouse hunts scorpions and is immune to their poison en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
The grasshopper and locust are actually the same creature; the locust is the grasshopper high on serotonin. scientificamerican.com/ar…
Today I learned of the grasshopper mouse that hunts scorpions, turns venom into painkiller and howls like a wolf to lay claim to its territory. bbc.co.uk/programmes/prof…
Europe has a long history of putting animals - from dogs to grasshoppers - on trial and even executing them for crimes, including a pig famously hanged in 14th century France for eating a child's face independent.co.uk/voices/…
The rainbow grasshopper (Dactylotum bicolor) is native to the United States, Canada and northern Mexico. When threatened, it exhibits aposematism or warning coloration to mimic brightly colored stinkbugs which lizards avoid. Studies show that birds find rainbow grasshoppers to be distasteful. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dac…
Key's matchstick grasshopper, native to Australia, was rediscovered in 2019 after having not seen since 1967. It is flightless, and unlike most other grasshopper species, it is active during the winter. This insect's unique chromosomes were studied extensively by early evolutionary biologists. environment.nsw.gov.au/re…
Today I learned about the Grasshopper Mouse, a Killer Howling Rodent aka WEREWOLF MOUSE youtube.com/watch?v=1K9mO…
Jews could eat grasshoppers or locusts, as John the Baptist did, but no other insects. Those dietary laws would have been in effect up to the time of the New Covenant. In the book of Acts, Paul and the apostles argued over unclean foods learnreligions.com/what-w…
There is a carnivorous species of mouse that can turn scorpion venom into a painkiller. The Grasshopper Mouse eats Bark scorpions as part of their diet, along with fellow mice. They also howl at night to stake their territory. bbc.co.uk/programmes/prof…
Today I learned of the Spinochordodes tellinii, a worm that grows in host grasshoppers; when ready to mate, the parasite attacks the grasshopper's nervous system, forcing it drown itself in a nearby water source. Then the worm bursts out of it's body and mates, laying eggs for unsuspecting victims. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
Locusts are actually grasshoppers. They become locusts after grouping together during extreme drought and releasing chemicals. youtu.be/OBJXgdOpskU
There is a parasitic worm in grasshoppers that after growing to maturity, makes the grasshoppers seek water and drown themselves to return the parasite to water en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
When grasshoppers experience an increase in serotonin, a common brain chemical, they go through metamorphosis in 2 to 3 hours and become locusts. scientificamerican.com/ar…
The main difference between a grasshopper and a cricket is that crickets tend to have long antennae, grasshoppers have short antennae. amentsoc.org/insects/fact…
Today I learned of the Grasshopper Mouse, a carnivorous rodent that stalks scorpions, and centipedes, and howls to defend its territory. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
Today I learned about Judy, a ship's dog on the HMS Grasshopper during WW2. In 1941, the ship sunk after being hit by Japanese bombs, and Judy lived. A sailor found her pinned under lockers. The crew were captured by Japanese, and they became POWs, with Judy among them. She survived the war. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jud…
Grasshopper Mice have adaptation to turn scorpion venom into a pain-killer. They now prey on scorpions. painresearchforum.org/new…
Spiders can increase biodiversity in ecosystems by changing the behavior of herbivores like grasshoppers indefenseofplants.com/blo…
The Grasshopper mouse is a carnivorous rodent that dines on worms, scorpions, snakes, and even other mice. It also "stalks its prey in the manner of a cat, sneaking up quietly, and defends its territory by 'howling' like a small wolf." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
Locusts are actually grasshoppers. worldatlas.com/articles/w…
There is a glacier in Montana that is named after the tens of millions of now extinct grasshoppers that can be found trapped within the ice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
There is a parasitic worm in grasshoppers that, when fully grown, makes the grasshopper seek water and drown to return the parasite to water. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
Salvador Dali was afraid of grasshoppers. washingtongreen.co.uk/art…
There is a mouse called the Grasshopper Mouse that howls like a wolf to defend its territory. youtu.be/izizsAodOCk
English writer Charles Foster and his eight year old son lived like badgers in a hole in the ground for several weeks. They ate worms and grasshoppers, and travelled by crawling on their stomachs. the-tls.co.uk/articles/pu…
In addition to his namesake ice re-surfacing machine, Frank Zamboni also developed two machines for AstroTurf in the 1970s: One called the "Astro-Zamboni" that drained water away from artificial turf, and another called the "Grasshopper" which laid down rolls of artificial turf zamboni.com/about/zamboni…
The Grasshopper Mouse is a predatory mouse that feeds on scorpions. They are resistant to venom and are able to tolerate being stung in the face multiple times because they can temporarily block their pain receptors. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sou…
Grasshoppers are normally flightless and solitary , but when a bunch of them get together and start rubbing/jumping on each other they transform into cannibilistic,flying,swarming locusts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loc…
Scorpions, ants and grasshoppers can be the next big superfoods standard.co.uk/goingout/r…
The Grasshopper Mouse(Killer Mouse) When bitten by a Scorpion doesn't die But becomes "Stronger" smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
When grasshoppers feel other grasshoppers rubbing up against their legs, it triggers a special chemical that makes them grow into locust, lay eggs faster, and migrate in groups. whatdograsshopperseat.inf…
The Grasshopper Mouse can shake up to 30 times a second, generating forces of 70 G's. bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/med…
Salvador Dali had an intense fear of grasshoppers briansewell.com/artist/d-…
There is a parasitic worm that eats the innards of a grasshopper or cricket, controls the thoughts of the insect causing it to jump into a body of fresh water (drowning the insect), then leaves the insect's body to reproduce in the water.. nytimes.com/2005/09/06/sc…
Calling someone a grass comes from 'grasshopper' - the Cockney rhyming slang for copper, meaning the police or insinuating a connection with them. merriam-webster.com/dicti…
The 'Bumblebee Man' from the Simpsons was caricature fashioned after famous Mexican comedian "Chespirito", specifically, his renowned character of a bumbling goofy costumed superhero named 'El ChapulΓ­n Colorado', or the Crimson Grasshopper, whose antennae helped him detect danger miles away. theguardian.com/world/201…
There are hundreds of different spiders, beetles, grasshoppers, files, mantises, and other insects that have evolved to look and act like ants. Some arthropods mimic ants to escape predation (protective mimicry), while others mimic ants anatomically and behaviourally to hunt ants. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Grasshoppers don't breath through their mouths, they use their entire body noticing.co/how-insects-b…
Jeno Paulucci, food company executive and founder of the Chun King brand of canned "Chinese" food, narrowly avoided disaster during an early sales call by surreptitiously eating a grasshopper. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jen…
The diet of the Venus Flytrap consists only for 5% out of flies. Mostly it feeds on ants, spiders, grasshoppers and beetles. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/V…
A parasitic hairworm named "Spinochordodes tellinii" modifies the production of proteins in the brain of infected grasshoppers that causes them to leap into water where they drown and release the parasite ready for reproduction. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
Certain Grasshoppers and Locusts are the same species but the former becomes the latter once a local grasshopper population reaches a critical mass ibtimes.com/madagascar-lo…
Locusts, Beetles, & Grasshoppers Are Clean Food As Per Leviticus 11:22 KJV Bible. (you ever eat them?) bible.cc/leviticus/11-22.…

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