Food Chain

What Eats A Grasshopper?

Grasshopper In The Grass
What Eats A Grasshopper? Photo:Hedwig Storch

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What eats crickets and grasshoppers?

What does a grasshopper eat?

So many creatures like to eat grasshoppers and crickets that these jumping insects have to lay lots of eggs and have lots of babies to keep their numbers strong.

The many predators, or natural enemies, of grasshoppers and crickets include spiders, hundreds of kinds, or species, of birds, snakes, and even rodents such as mice and rats.

It is a good thing that so many creatures like to eat grasshoppers. If they didn’t, grasshoppers would become so numerous they would eat much of the world’s edible plant life, and people and other animals would starve.

What do grasshoppers eat? A grasshopper eats a variety of leafy plant material.

Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.
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