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  • n. A bush-cricket, Decticus verrucivorus, once used to bite off warts from the skin


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  • Even if telling the difference between a wart-biter bush cricket and the large marsh grasshopper proves too much to manage on a stroll in the countryside, enthusiasts taking part can send photographs for experts to identify. News Feed

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