Grasshopper infestation forces livestock sales in 15 states

Masterswarm

We’ve used the examples of how heat and cold can take more livestock in a few days than wolves do in a year.

In following up on our continuing efforts to highlight the absurdly disproportionate media coverage that flares up whenever news of a predator taking a few livestock happens,  I thought I’d post the story below about insects.

Grasshopper infestation forces livestock sales in 15 states

“This year we had a good start but they just took it,” said Tubbs [rancher], 57. “The grasshoppers have taken it down to the dirt. They’ve eaten everything but the cactus.”

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