Big, Bold Armored Crickets
Katherine A. Thichava
The Smithsonian’s Nick Baker travels deep into the heart of the Namib Desert to find a remarkably big bug. The armored ground cricket is a huge insect that survives off the vegetation that springs up after the rainy season while using its tough carapace to defend against predators.
Learn more about the amazing armored cricket.
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