Today, my family and I discovered these baby, great black and red devil’s horse grasshoppers (Romalea guttata) outside of church.

They are very slow walking creatures that eat clovers. 

Kids used to play with these by putting a home-made harnesses on them and attaching it to a matchbox to pull. It’s adult size allowed it to easily pull a matchbox.

How wonderful it is that the world is full of amazing creatures such as this.