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Published March 28, 2010, 12:00 AM


In this July 16, 2009 photo, an adult male migratory grasshopper is seen near near Wheatland, Wyo, in this photo provided by the university of Wyoming. Grasshopper infestations have taken on mythic tones here on the arid prairie of northeastern Wyoming they blanket highways, eat T-shirts off clotheslines and devour nearly every scrap of vegetation on ranches and farms. The myth may come closer to reality this summer than at any time in decades in several states in the West and the Plains. (AP Photo/University of Wyoming, Scott Schell)
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