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Large Gold Grasshoppers mating

Observed: 5th August 2012 By: ZilottaZilotta’s reputation in InvertebratesZilotta’s reputation in InvertebratesZilotta’s reputation in Invertebrates
Large Gold Grasshoppers mating
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I was very irritated when I looked at these photos. One picture clearly shows the tail-end of a second male attached to the female. But there was no second male. Did the one we saw shed part of his skin,or is there another explanation?

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