an member station
The grasshopper invasion in Las Vegas might have felt abnormal. It certainly appeared that way in the numerous photos and videos that went viral.
But here’s the thing: It’s not that unusual -- it’s what grasshoppers do.
Why they do it is another question, and one Derek Woller, an entomologist based in Phoenix with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, hopes to answer.
Derek Woller, entomologist, U.S. Department of Agriculture
You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for. If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.