Photo of the Day

a grasshopper in a Wisconsin forest
January 9, 2013

Grasshopper and Milkweed Pod

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Walking through the Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest in Wisconsin on an early autumn afternoon, it's easy to find large grasshoppers like this one.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

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Photograph by Matthew George, My Shot

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