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Locust Swarms

Every 17 Years

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.30.2013 | DC

They're baaaack! After 17 years, Brood II cicadas will descend on the D.C. area this year between April and June. According to magicicada.org, a pr...

Israel Battles Locust Swarms From Egypt

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

KEMEHIN, Israel, March 6 (Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday began battling a swarm of locusts from Egypt on Wednesday to prevent crop damage in the sou...

BIBLICAL: 30 Million Locusts Descend On Egypt

www.NEWSER.com | Posted 05.04.2013 | Weird News

As if it were a scene out of the Old Testament, 30 million locusts descended on Egypt over the weekend, with the Jewish holiday of Passover right arou...

Locust Swarms Caused By Common Brain Chemical

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A chemical that affects people's moods also can transform easygoing desert locusts into terrifying swarms that ravage the countrysi...