"Not dangerous, not poisonus, not big either" Top 5 Page for this destination Arad Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Martin_S.

Arad Warnings and Dangers: 11 reviews and 17 photos

  Miniature grasshopper, Arad, Israel
by Martin_S.
  • Miniature grasshopper, Arad, Israel - Arad
      Miniature grasshopper, Arad, Israel
    by Martin_S.
  • Rhagodidae Solifuga, Arad, Israel - Arad
      Rhagodidae Solifuga, Arad, Israel
    by Martin_S.

Zohara thought I had been wiping my nose on my beard or something when she noticed that it MOVES..this small miniature grasshopper is not dangerous, is not poisonous and of course is NOT BIG, but we did have one hell of a time getting him untangled from my beard ^O^

The second picture shows a Rhagodidae Solifuga, a small hunter of ants. Just shows you what you miss if you do not keep your eyes open, this small creature is only about 4 centimeters long. I caught a bit of movement near a rock on a hike and took a closer look. It was like a miniature lion safari, watching the Rhagodidae dart out of its concealed lair to snatch an ant and then return. This went on for many minutes as he would go back and forth, each time with a new catch.

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  • Updated Dec 21, 2006
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