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The Wild Episode

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Dec 11, 2020

Cannibals on the march ... The Mormon Cricket (Anabrus simplex), which is found across western North America, is prone to outbreaks: the mass movement of millions upon millions of insects. And what happens within those outbreaks, inside the vast crowd, is pretty brutal ...

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Opening & Closing Themes: Running Waters and Acoustic Meditation by Audionautix (Jason Shaw), from CC BY 3.0.

Night Caves, Wandering, Reflections, Gone and The Nightmare by Lee Rosevere, CC BY 3.0