It’s Not the Old Testament, It’s Just Cricket Season

This year’s mild winter resulted in fewer cricket nymphs dying off. Now they’re adults.

By Scott MorganAugust 15, 2018 9:30 am| , ,

From KETR:

Northeast Texas is being overrun by crickets, to an almost biblical degree.  At least, that’s how Dr. Steven Goldsmith (kind of) sees it.

“We have had pretty mild winters for the last three or four years, which means the nymphs have not been killed, which means the population sizes build up to biblical proportions,” says Goldsmith, a biology professor at Austin College in Sherman.

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