Meanwhile, Check Out This Leaf With Legs

A grasshopper looking like a leaf.

I found this dude hanging out in my hedge this afternoon. Seems quite content. There’s probably a lesson there.

It was a relaxing weekend for me. Hope yours was nice, too.

— JS

9 Comments on “Meanwhile, Check Out This Leaf With Legs”

  1. As long as he’s not thinking “I am a leaf on the wind; watch how I soar!”

  2. “Excuse me, but do you have a moment to talk about our lord and savior Jimminy Cricket?

  3. This reminds me of the conclusion by Stephen J. Gould, referring to stick insects. From these creatures we learn that sticks and stick insects, leaves and leaf insects, look the same to their predators as they do to us. Thus, the idea that our individual brains have created the world we live in is not tenable. In fact, we are related to and share a lot with the other creatures around us.

  4. oh… geeze… GMO are indeed a horror… what idiot spliced insects with leaves?