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What eats a lubber grasshopper?
June 10, 2014 7:49PM
Eastern lubber grasshoppers have several defense mechanisms that make most predators avoid them. These insects secrete a smelly and foul-tasting foam when threatened. The are also bright yellow, a color that signals that it is poisonous. It is poisonous enough to kill small mammals and birds, and larger animals are more interested in larger prey.