The forest around the Amazon Research and Conservation Center is teaming with insects (ARCC), and on the base of a tree I found many attracted to sap coming out of the tree. Several species come here, and some are able to eat into the bark and reach the sap – this grasshopper is one of those. This in turn leaves an open sore in the tree and sap readily available to less powerful species.

Please help me identify it – leave a comment 🙂

  • Aperture: ƒ/10
  • Camera: NIKON D4
  • Focal length: 210mm
  • ISO: 3200
  • Shutter speed: 1/60 s