Kodachrome, enlarged 10 times, by Paul A. Zahl.
From “Back-yard Monsters in Color,” National Geographic, August, 1952.
Beware That Look of Wide-eyed Innocence! Greedy Grasshoppers Have Ravaged the Earth
Swarms have devastated Bible lands, Africa, and the American West. This specimen is a Short-horned Grasshopper, so named for its short feelers. Multiple eyes look forward and sideward. Claws help in climbing.