Vumba mountains

Spot the beasts

While walking in the garden of the Inn in the Vumba in December last year, we came across this sight:

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Here they are, closer:

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They were a swarm of locusts bunched up together. A very striking and interesting find.

As far as I could find out, they are nymphs of the Green Milkweed locusts (Phymateus viridipes).