grasshoppernoun [ C ]uk /ˈɡrɑːsˌhɒp.ər/ us /ˈɡræsˌhɑː.pɚ/
- A grasshopper hops on six legs.
- A grasshopper that is 2.5 centimeters long can hop 50 centimeters: That’s twenty times its size!
- Grasshoppers also use their legs to make music!
- Grasshoppers, like all insects, have six legs.
- In Oaxaca, Mexico, there are many grasshoppers.
- Kangaroos hop on two legs, while grasshoppers hop on six.
- So, the grasshopper can move away from danger quickly.
- The people in Oaxaca say that grasshoppers have a very good taste.
- Then they put salt and other things on the cooked grasshoppers.
- They also think grasshoppers are very good for their health.
- This tells other grasshoppers that danger is near.