caterpillers on the march!

Caterpillars Devour 45 Towns in Liberia: Climate Change Possibly to Blame. In the aftermath of another extended rainy season, Liberia has experienced its worst caterpillar plague in three decades.

Tens of millions of the black-haired creatures have swarmed farms, devastated crops and contaminated several major waterways.

Care2 28 Jan 2009