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What eats a lubber grasshopper?


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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.