Talk:Orthoptera

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How do grasshoppers jump?[edit]

how do grasshoppers jump? do they have muscles? how do they do it? i was so confused. i had a random thought while writing an email to my friend. i asked him but i dont know that he will know the answer either. i went to ask jeeves and guess what...you have to pay them to answer your questions. what happened to the good ol days. aahh wikipedia you have done it again (not really coz you didnt answer my question) but if anyone has the answer please post it on here...somehow... tah :) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 203.166.240.110 (talk) 11:46, 11 August 2006‎

i dont actually know that im supposed to be writing here...
sorry...
Yes they do jump silly ! —Preceding unsigned comment added by 69.92.209.248 (talk) 16:31, 26 October 2008 (UTC)

Wings[edit]

when there wings touch they make a realy weird noise. theres a fore wing hidden under there acual wings.— Preceding unsigned comment added by 271.59.171.54 (talk) 1:53, 1 September 2007‎

Orthoptera as food[edit]

This section makes blanket generalizations and vague allusions to Biblical tenets. There are no sources cited. A cursory search on the topic reveals there are many differing viewpoints and a complex subject such as this cannot be reduced to two unsourced sentences.67.167.116.8 (talk) 13:13, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

In Leviticus 11:22 Of them you may eat: the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, and the grasshopper of any kind., so yes the Orthoptera order is considered "clean food". I will add the reference and remove the dispute.```` — Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.247.77.63 (talk) 12:44, 20 December 2008‎
I agree, there are other people who eat them, in South-America for instance. They of course also are used to feed pets. I'm adding this to my TODO list. —PaleoNeonate - 03:54, 8 July 2017 (UTC)