Hoppers of biblical proportions
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟮𝟬 𝗙𝗲𝗯𝗿𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮.
Persistent rainfall has transformed the usually arid Northern Cape and Karoo into a lush, green landscape. But it has also brought a two-year-long plague of brown locusts. Native to the Karoo and Southern Namibia, these hungry hoppers have been hatching in swarms dense enough to eclipse the sun and lay waste to entire crops. Carte Blanche takes to the road to track down a swarm and witness the effects of the onslaught ourselves.