An explosion of Mormon crickets is overrunning parts of Nevada, causing nightmares for residents and businesses.
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Parts of Nevada are being overrun by an explosion of flightless, ground-dwelling cannibalistic insects creating nightmares of Biblical proportions. Business and residents said they are battling millions of Mormon crickets that descended on the state this week in an effort save land and morale.
In Elko, a city in northeastern Nevada south of the Idaho border, crickets converged Monday, covering roads, vegetation, and even local hospital walls, multiple media outlets are reporting.
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