Unknown Grasshopper from Djibouti

Subject: Grasshopper or Locust
Location: Djibouti, africa
April 17, 2015 8:26 am
My family is having a debate on the exact name of this bug.
Signature: Leyla


Dear Leyla,
Locusts are Grasshoppers that congregate in large numbers.  This is more likely a solitary Grasshopper.  We have not had any success identifying the species, but we did locate several similar images online, including this image on FlickR.

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