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Pink grasshopper in Kyoto

A pink grasshopper is found in Kyoto. in Keihanna memorial park.


A crabgrick falcon of the grasshopper family whose body was pink. 

f:id:wanichan:20170727192118p:plainphoto by Shigeru Kuwata on July 18, 2017

Yuuta Inamoto (32), a park staff member, found the pink grasshopper and he captured it on Monday afternoon.

It is also called crab quercilis and the length is about 6 cm. The body is long and slender, with its head shape sharp. living in grasslands and rice fields bushes.

Gene mutation? You can see it at "visitor center" in "Suikeien".

9:00 - 17:00. (Adult: 200 yen / 6 - 12 years old: 100 yen)

I live in Osaka city so I could visit there.