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Can anyone tell me what this bug is?? I saw it at a relatives house in Central California this summer. I just happened across the picture again and cant figure out what it is.
 

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holy christ! wtf is that thing? that looks like something out of starship troopers. that ain't a locust. am i high or does that thing look about 8 inches long?
 

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Looks like a cricket
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Looks like a grasshopper on steroids. Look at the legs on that thing. :eek
 

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How big is it?......There are these awesome looking cricket-type things in New Zealand called weta's (sp?)......can be a about a foot long.
 

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ok, then it was definately a mutant :nanana
 

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Gryllidae, but I'd have to see the top to ID it further.
 

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I dknt know what it is but it looks like it could kick my ass.:eek
 

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Potato bug! UGLIEST SOB I have seen in the states. YUCK!
 

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did you smack the cigarette out of it's mouth before Will Smith came and stepped on it?
 

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Jester27 said:
did you smack the cigarette out of it's mouth before Will Smith came and stepped on it?
That is what i was thinking when I first saw it. MIB
 

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They're called Children of the Earth. They're all over Camp Pendleton area. Those things are huge. I hear they taste like crap.
 
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