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Luc, my understanding is that the *Melanoplus spretus *(Rocky Mt locust)
swarms were even more overwhelming than any other locust swarm, which seems
too incredible to comprehend!
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*Derek A. Woller*, Ph.D.

USDA Supervisory Entomologist, Rangeland Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket
Management Team

Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.

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On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 6:18 PM Mike Ferro <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Would be great to get some specimens...
>
> Mike
>
> On Tue, May 5, 2020, 7:30 PM Leblanc, Luc ([log in to unmask]) <
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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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>> *Subject:* [Bulk] Re: Locusts
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>> 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 <
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>> As most of us are under various coronavirus restrictions, just be glad
>> you don’t 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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