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Lucas Bustamante / Peacock katydid (Pterochroza ocellata) on leaf in defensive posture, Yasuni National Park, Amazon Basin, Ecuador.
Lucas Bustamante / Lichen Katydid (Markia hystrix) camouflage in lichens. Sumaco National Park, Napo, Ecuador
Lucas Bustamante / Sword-billed hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) Yanacocha, Pichincha, Ecuador
Konrad Wothe / Sword-billed hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) in flight, North-Ecuador, Ecuador.
Konrad Wothe / Sword-billed hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) hovering in flight, North-Ecuador.
Emanuele Biggi / Predatory bush cricket (Saga pedo) waiting for prey on Eryngium, Italy. June. Vulnerable species.
Andres M. Dominguez / Great green bush-cricket (Tettigonia viridissima) and Common poppy (Papaver rhoeas) Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, April.
MYN / Paul van Hoof / Great green bush-cricket (Tettigonia viridissima) female, The Netherlands, July. Meetyourneighbours.net project
Alex Hyde / Cave Cricket female (Troglophilus cavicola) on the side of stalactite in limestone cave. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia. January.
Pete Oxford / Leaf Katydid (Cycloptera speculata) camouflaged on leaf, Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America.
Juergen Freund / Spectral Tarsier (Tarsius tarsier) jumping on a grasshopper, Tangkoko National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
Pete Oxford / Silhouette of a Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera), the only species of bird to have a bill longer than the rest of its body. Yanacocha Reserve cloud forest, Ecuador.