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Plague of Locusts - or Whatever They Are Called

October 3, 2019
Mormon Cricket

Dear Dr. Tim,

What’s up with all the locusts, or whatever you call the “hoppy” insects that are all over our neighborhood. Is this the start of a plague? They look like normal grasshoppers to me except that they are everywhere. Can you explain this and will we have them again next year?


Moses (Note: Moses is not the submitter’s real name. I use that as a nickname because it seems to fit the situation, and I will show you why.)

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