19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
couple at sunset

In the image you can see a pair of longicorn grasshoppers resting on a dry thistle after copulation. the female (on the right) shows the organ with which she lays the eggs

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain
Camera: NIKON D300S
Copyright: © Pepe Badia Marrero