Keyacris scurra walks into a Melbourne Uni lab and the scientist says “Why the long face?” and she answers “Because I am at grave risk of extinction”. *Photo courteous of Associate Professor Michael Kearney.

Grasshoppers: The new poster bug for insect conservation

Ary and Michael Kearney have written a new article in Pursuit on the conservation of Key’s matchstick grasshopper (Keyacris scurra).

The story has been picked up by major newspapers The Age | Sydney Morning Herald

Watch this space for more grasshopper news.

Featured image credit: Michael Kearney