Great Flight of Locusts
Religious Authority, Natural History, Animal Behaviour
Reports on a 'great number of locusts seen about Rome'. Denominated 'L. clericalis', these are evidently Catholic clergymen, and are described as having 'long, black, grey, or brown envelopes' and as feeding 'on the fat of the land'.
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