That's a great question. I would argue that
both of your teachers are correct! Grasshoppers
are preyed upon by birds, some spiders, lizards,
and rodents. They're coloring helps them blend
in, so they are less likely to be spotted by
predators. But, if an animal does spot a
grasshopper, its ability to jump can help it
escape becoming a meal. Many organisms have
multiple adaptations to avoid being eaten.
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