Rock'y Moun'tain lo'cust

a migratory locust, Melanoplus spretus, that occurs in North America, esp. the Great Plains, where swarms cause great damage to crops and other vegetation. Also called Rock'y Moun'tain grass'hopper.

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Rocky Mountain juniperRocky Mountain National Park


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