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A Desert Locust adult can consume roughly its own weight in fresh food per day, that is about two grams every day. A very small part of an average swarm (or about one ton of locusts) eats the same amount of food in one day as about 10 elephants or 25 camels or 2,500 people.
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What do locusts eat?

Locusts eat many types of plants. The problem is they like most plants grown by people. flowers herbs garlic

What does the locust eat?

The locusts eat many plants, but their favorites are plants that are grown by humans. That is why the are such a problem when they swarm because they eat all our home grown food.

What do locusts eat in the desert?

sosages Their own body weight (about 2g) in vegetable and plant matter. I only just learnt this while I was making my geography 'hot desert' project. I cant belive u belived that.

How much can a desert locust eat?

A Desert Locust adult can consume roughly its own weight in fresh food per day, that is about two grams every day. A very small part of an average swarm (or about one tonne of locusts) eats the same amount of food in one day as about 10 elephants or 25 camels or 2,500 people

What kind of food should you eat in the desert?

99.9999% of the people who live in deserts inhabit towns and citieswhere they can purchase almost any food they desire in markets,stores and restaurants. There is no prescribed diet for folksliving in deserts.

What eats locust?

well, lots of things i suppose. Such as tarantulas, bears, etc. i think tarantulas. maybe little spiders

What food do people eat in the desert?

Millions of people around the world live in deserts and the vastmajority live in cities and towns where they can purchase almost anyfood they want at markets, stores and restaurants. I live in a city inthe Chihuahuan Desert and my home is a half mile from a Wal*MartSuperCenter where I can purchas (MORE)

How much does a desert locust weigh?

The desert locust is a species of locust. A desert locust is saidto be the most dangerous of all pests due to its ability to flyacross long distances and it can eat the plants equivalent to itsown weight.

What type of foods did the aboriginals eat in the desert?

Kangaroo, wallaby, snake, goanna, possum, fish, turtle, honey ants, witchety grubs. Remember they didn't always live completely in the desert. Many aboriginal clans lived in the fertile lands near the coast where the big cities are today.

What eats a locust and what do locusts eat?

As Geoff Lawton says in his Permaculture Food Forest DVD, "If you have a plague of grasshoppers you ACTUALLY have a deficiency of turkeys". A 1kg turkey will eat 3kg of grasshoppers in a season. Locusts and Grasshoppers are ideal prey for the ground bird habitat. If you have a snail or slug pr (MORE)

What is a desert locust?

The Desert locust's hatch into wingless larva's called hoppers. They shed their skin five or six times. It is called moulting the stage between moults is referred to instar. Finally moult from the wingless instar hopper to a winged adult is called fledging. The new adult also known as fledging has s (MORE)

What types of food do locust eat?

cuts the locust are non to eating there enemys guts after killing them. cuts the locust are non to eating there enemys guts after killing them

Do locust eat tomato plants?

I have a HUGE plague here now. They are eating my corn to the ground but not taking a nibble of my tomatos which are six feet away.

How much food can desert lacust eat?

The average adult locust will consume about 2 grams of food in aday or about as much as it weighs. A swarm of locust can eat thesame amount of food in one day as 2,500 people.

What kinds of food do locust eat?

Locus's eat cabbage and many different types of leaves found around your back yard. Just don't give them a water dish. They get moisture from the leaves. Ours also enjoys orange!

Do locusts eat meat?

No, locust do not consume meat. Locust feed on various types ofvegetation and have been known to destroy entire crops within 24hours.

Why do some people eat locusts?

Locusts are plentiful and a good source of protein. Everything is relative to the culture. We eat cows and they they are worshiped elsewhere. Some cultures eat dogs and we have them as pets. Sushi was disgusting to us at first and now it's the "in" thing.

What kind of food do desert animals eat?

It depends on the species. You can't say that an white-tailed deer and a coyote eat the same thing because one is an herbivore and the other is a carnivore. They either eat the plants available or they eat each other. (The white-tailed deer isn't going to eat the coyote, just as a reminder)

What animals eat black locust?

As Geoff Lawton says in his Permaculture Food Forest DVD, "If you have a plague of grasshoppers you ACTUALLY have a deficiency of turkeys". A 1kg turkey will eat 3kg of grasshoppers in a season. Locusts and Grasshoppers are ideal prey for the ground bird habitat. If you have a snail or slug pr (MORE)

Can you eat locust?

People in several countries collect locusts using large nets and by other means. Locusts are usually stir-fried, roasted or boiled and eaten immediately or dried and eaten later. Locusts are rich in protein. During periods of increased locust activity, piles of dead locusts can be found in the marke (MORE)

Why did John the Baptist eat locust?

It is conjectured that John the Baptist was raised in a remote monastery of Essene, a sect of Judaism. They lived off the land and dressed in extreme rustic clothes. That is why John was one that dressed the way that he did and was said to eat locust. He lived off the land.

Do frogs eat locusts?

yes frogs eat locusts. Frogs eat I think ANY insect they would like. WOW! cool, hey.

What food does a desert locust eat?

They eat a lot of plants that is way they are so bad for Farmer's eat at least their body weight everyday. They like plants that are grown for food in most parts of the world.

Which countries eat locusts?

Locusts are eaten pretty well through out the world. Africa, India, china , Japan. Indonesia and to a lesser degree in European country's

What do Carolina locust eat?

Carolina locusts are considered one of the less dangerous kinds oflocust. Carolina locusts eat leaves, grasses, and sometimes beans.

Can you eat locusts?

People in several countries collect locusts using large nets and by other means. Locusts are usually stir-fried, roasted or boiled and eaten immediately or dried and eaten later. Locusts are rich in protein. During periods of increased locust activity, piles of dead locusts can be found in the marke (MORE)

What food did the Native Americans eat in the desert?

Native Americans were efficient traders, even with food. They ate corn, cactus even though in a desert area most Native Americans before 1492 had a flourishing trade route system that allowed trading foods and recipes. After 1492 things got harder and harder for Native Americans in all regions. Man (MORE)

Why do desert locust migrate?

Desert locusts migrate under a variety of conditions. These includea lack of food, changing weather conditions and the presence ofpredators.

What eats locusts and grasshoppers?

grasshoppers are eaten by spiders, mantids, lizards, birds, rodents, hornets, ants there aren't any animals that really eat locusts... they're a bit more rugged however, both are eaten by humans I've only tried grasshoppers (after seeing it on the crocodile hunter) and it wasn't bad... but a bi (MORE)

What kind of food do the people in the desert find to eat?

99.999 percent of the people living in deserts reside in towns andcities. They are able to obtain almost any food they might desirein stores and markets in their neighborhood. I live in theChihuahuan Desert and just returned about an hour ago from aWal*Mart Super Center located a half mile from my h (MORE)

What food would you bring to the desert and how much?

All would depend on how long you plan to stay in the desert awayfrom a town or city. If it is just a brief visit of a few hours,just some healthy snacks would be fine. For a longer visit,especially if you are backpacking, dehydrated meals are availablethat are nutritious and weigh little. They only (MORE)

What do locust eat and drink?

Locusts eat different types of grass and plants, depending on wherethey live. They are also known to eat different grains.

Can you eat black locust fruit?

No. The seed pods, the insides, and the seeds are toxic. Theflower, petals only, when they are in bloom are not toxic and verydelicious. The only locust of which you can eat the fruit is HoneyLocust.

Do gecko's eat locusts?

Yes geckos are like any other reptile that feeds on insects. Geckos are present mostly in the warm and arid regions throughout world. Locusts are also abundantly found in these regions. Hence locusts are a major food source for geckos.

Can your dog eat a locust?

My dog can eat almost anything and it seems not to do it any harm at all. If a car was a little bit more chewy, it would eat that as well. Dogs are scavengers by nature and will eat anything that comes there way - especially if it doesn't involve any great physical exertion on their part. So a (MORE)

What food a gerbil would eat in the desert?

In the desert, gerbils would eat seeds like they do when there kept as pets, but they also eat somethings people don't serve them like, mealworms, bugs, (don't feed them any bug other that Mealworms unless you know its completely safe for them.) and even eggs. (if you feed them eggs, boil them,take (MORE)

Do hawks eat locusts?

Some do, especially the kestrel , a small falcon, which eats insects and mice, small birds.

Can locust eat people?

No, they can't eat people. Though, if enough locusts swarmed over a large area of farm land, they could cause a local food shortage or famine due to consuming all vegetation and crops.

What food do people living in the desert eat?

99.99+ percent of people living in deserts live in cities and townswhere they are able to purchase almost any food they wish. True Bedouin people eat camel or goat meat and drink camel or goatmilk. They eat wild birds and even insects.