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SOUTH AMERICAN GRASSHOPPERUndentified©Alex WIld
A compound eye is a visual sensory organ composed of numerous small  lenses. This charming South American grasshopper sports an especially  large pair.
Last month Alex Wild, an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants, started a blog at Scientific American called CompoundEye.com
Other photos by Alex Wild:
Crab Spider
Turtle Ant
African Ants 
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sciencecenter:

A South American grasshopper

SOUTH AMERICAN GRASSHOPPER
Undentified
©Alex WIld

A compound eye is a visual sensory organ composed of numerous small lenses. This charming South American grasshopper sports an especially large pair.

Last month Alex Wild, an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants, started a blog at Scientific American called CompoundEye.com

Other photos by Alex Wild:

Crab Spider

Turtle Ant

African Ants

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sciencecenter:

A South American grasshopper

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