Subject: Giant Grasshopper
Location: Costa Rica
November 24, 2014 3:22 pm
Seen in Puntarenas, Costa Rica in March 2011. Biggest bug I’ve ever seen.
Any ideas please?
Signature: Mike, The Gloster Birder
Dear Mike the Gloster Birder,
It is our understanding that this “Giant Brown Cricket” which is actually a Grasshopper, Tropidacris dux, is so large it is frequently confused with a bird in flight.