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11 Pics of Jerusalem Cricket Including Scary Closeups

Photos of the Jerusalem Cricket:


Can be up to 3 inches long.









They do not fly. They are nocturnal.

They like to burrow in soil and feed on roots.

The can bite so do not try to pick one up. They are not venomous.

They have 6 legs and move slow.

They make drumming sound.


AKA Potato Bug

They are eaten by birds of prey. They may bite but are considered harmless to humans. More about crickets. Check out this video: