Eric Eaton http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/162/all en A Plague of Grasshoppers on Figueroa? http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/plague-grasshoppers-figueroa <p>Recently, our garden staff has been finding&nbsp;LOADS of grasshoppers, but what are they all doing here? Are grasshoppers good for&nbsp;our gardens, or are they destructive like the plague of locusts (a swarming variety of&nbsp;grasshoppers in the family Acrididae)&nbsp;that appear in the&nbsp;Bible?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/plague-grasshoppers-figueroa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/plague-grasshoppers-figueroa#comments Brian Brown Calle de Las Chapules David Ferguson Eric Eaton Figueroa Street grasshopper Grasshopper street Jonathan Gillet locust Margaret Hardin Melanoplus devastator Melanoplus yarrowii plague Blog Sat, 01 Dec 2012 07:42:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 710 at http://www.nhm.org/nature