What If You Could Jump Like A Locust?

Locusts are related to grasshoppers, and share many similarities. The locust hops and flies, and will form giant swarms with fellow locusts both on the ground and in the air. In these giant masses, the swarms act as one future unit. These swarms are capable of causing major agricultural damage that may lead to famine.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Locusts can jump as high as two feet. 00:18

  2. Young locusts are known as hoppers. 00:29

  3. Every locust can eat its weight in plants. 00:52

Written by Curiosity Staff August 29, 2015