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Researchers find Asian camel crickets now common in U.S. homes


September 2, 2014

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With their long, spiky legs and their propensity for eating anything, including each other, camel crickets are the stuff of nightmares. Now, research at North Carolina State University finds that nonnative camel cricket species have spread into homes across the Eastern United States.Full Story

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