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How Do Grasshoppers Dig Holes to Lay Their Eggs?

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Adult female grasshoppers are equipped with four triangular-shaped valves that are attached to the abdomen. These valves act as mini-shovels and assist the female grasshopper in digging holes in the soil. The holes are approximately 2 cm to 3 cm
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