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Member since 19 Nov 2006
Member from Riccarton
Well its that time of year again and my roses need to be pruned.. but I have a problem..a pink grasshopper who has lived on my coral carpet rose since Christmas. http://www.grownups.co.nz/read/lifestyle/family/we-are-what-we-eat
Does anyone know anywhere that would take in a pink grasshopper in Christchurch? I wondered about museum or something like that.. where he could be seen by ppl.
Member since 26 Nov 2006
Member from Dobson
Hi Shemac, contact the biodiversity section at DOC, they should have someone who can tell you about it and may take it off your hands. I did that when I found a moth the size of a saucer, a real whopper. I have never seen a pink grasshopper.
Well he is pink because he has been eating the coral pink rose all year. Thanks for that info Old Kiwi Kid..just rang Doc and yes they are interested in seeing his pic.
Well..he is now a young Katydid...LOL..not a grasshopper at all. His wings are just starting to form.. and he's a boy! I got the info from the experts, who informed me that he would be fine in the hedge over winter.
Member since 05 Dec 2006
Member from Morrinsville
I did wonder for a moment if I had stumbled into an add-on story!
You'll have to give him a name now,Shemac.
Member since 14 Sep 2006
Member from Glenfield
How about "Champaign"...
LOL at you two..Bobbity and Emelle!!
Champagne, Champaign, ChamPAIN....its too hard to spell Bobbity!!!
I been calling the dude Pinky! But of course I know where to find him when he is pink..once he turns dark green in the hedge..he will be
forever lost to my prying eyes! They are so cute..they have big bug eyes. If anyone hasn't seen him go to my poem at:
Of course I need to add another verse now that hes a Katydid.
How about 'Kate-He'
You don't like Pinky????? LOL
LOL Shemac..when i first suggested Champayiiine..I added,..." so long as you don't name him Pinky".....ha ha..I edited it out as i thought 'someone' might notice and take offence..tee hee..I wish I had left it there..
I saw your photo and Pinky is beautiful!!
ooooops//now the reason this extra box is here is because, when I edited the above box, instead of hitting "save" I hit the submit button on the "add a new comment" box below
LOL..I'm so glad you have senior moments too..I have an extra box every time I edit for just the same reason!
...and LOL@ you again... hehe..I thought of that too, when I said what I kept calling him!!! No offence was intended to anyone.. the name just seemed to fit him.
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