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Desert locusts

Desert locusts

A staff member from the Ministry of Agriculture looks at the locust swarm in Ceel-Gaal village, in Salal region, Somaliland.

The Ministry of Agriculture are monitoring the problem, and digging holes in which to trap the locusts.

Locusts are harmless when solitary, but become voracious when they congregate in groups and become more abundant.

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Photo taken @ G on 3 November 2019 (© FAOemergencies / Flickr)

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