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Life Cycles of Animals

Grasshopper laying eggs

Grasshoppers typically lay their eggs underground. This reduces the chances of predators such as lizards and birds spotting their eggs and feeding on them before they hatch.

Grasshopper moulting

During its year-long life, a grasshopper develops from an egg to a nymph to an adult. Only in the nymph stage does it undergo moulting about five to six times before becoming an adult.