Today our friends were in the Karoo National Park in South Africa where they witnessed the fly past of an enormous swarm of locusts. The fly past lasted about 2 hours, plus about another hour “for the stragglers to leave….” The swarm was so large that our friend DT wrote in her WhatsApp : “Yes it is amazing we can hardly see the mountains … it looks like a sand storm in the distance.” Thank you DT for the pictures and video (which I enlarged).
Scroll down please: There are two pictures and then the video followed by a quiz question about the size of locust swarms.
Quiz: How big was one of the biggest swarm of locusts ever?
Answer on page 2
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Wow. That is incredible. Do they feed on the local crops? I would be worried if I was a farmer and saw that!