March 26, 2012 at 8:56 AM ET
A grasshopper in Australia peeks through a hole in a big green leaf in this close-up photo.
Photographer Steven Passlow grabbed the hop-portunity to snap this photo of the little green guy after he saw him crawl up a leaf in his garden in December.
Grasshoppers are herbivores that can indeed hop great distances, but also fly. They have five eyes and no ears, but they can hear with a special organ on their abdomen called a tympanal organ.
TODAY.com multimedia producer Mish Whalen thinks bugs are creepy but finds this one surprisingly cute.