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Our Mormon crickets are amateurs next to these. Nobody is alive anymore to recall the Rocky Mountain locust swarms. They were equally overwhelming.

Luc
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From: Entomological Collections Network Listserve <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Margaret Thayer <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:20 PM
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Subject: [Bulk] Re: Locusts

Wow, that's overwhelming - likely trillions of them on the wing now!? Thanks for sharing that.

Margaret

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On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 4:24 PM Miller, Scott <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:

As most of us are under various coronavirus restrictions, just be glad you donít have locusts too.  Here is a very impressive new video story from the Washington Post on the second wave of locusts in Kenya.



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