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a swarm of locusts in Madagascar
November 19, 2014

Flight of Locusts

A dense swarm of locusts obscures a view of fields in Madagascar. Most destructive in sustenance farming regions of Africa, locust swarms devastate crops and can cause major agricultural damage, as well as famine and starvation.

Martinelli’s picture was recently published in Your Shot's Unexpected Discoveries assignment.

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Photograph by Michele Martinelli, National Geographic Your Shot

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