“It might be time to accept that the city of Las Vegas is now lost to us humans. It belongs to the grasshoppers now.
“Swarms of the winged insect have overrun the Nevada city in the past week, making parts of Sin City look like they’ve been inflicted with a Biblical plague.
“But these aren’t locusts; they’re desert-native pallid-winged grasshoppers, and they’re behaving normally.
“That’s what Nevada’s state entomologist Jeff Knight told CNN. The insect’s numbers grow following wet winters and springs, and those increased numbers are in evidence when they make their annual migration.
“”We’ll have flights about this time of the year, migrations, and they’ll move northward,” Knight said.”
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