Tagged: locusts

Desert Locusts: Nature’s marathon “flyers”?

Desert Locusts are capable of flying vast distances without spending much energy. This amazing feature of these creatures have been studied by scientists along the last decades. The answer to the question as to how do they do it is a bit tricky, but it is also very interesting to see how such a small […]

The Locust Swarm – A Threat To The Global Economy

We have all heard the infamous story from Exodus in the Bible were the Egyptians suffered ten plagues, each deadlier than the last. The eighth plague condemned to them was a swarm of locust so large that it prevented the Sun’s rays from passing through. Yet today many questions arise concerning swarms, not only of […]