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Old 10-09-2008, 02:58 PM
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i bought 50 locust from www.rickslivefood.co.uk and iv just noticed mayby 70-80% of em have black mouths.i think i might need to take a macro pic to show u guys but what should i do.are they bad?
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Never seen one with a black mouth before but I just googled it and the locust entry on wikipedia shows one with a black mouth. ImageesertLocust.jpeg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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i started another thread at lizard section..every one says its normall
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Old 10-09-2008, 08:18 PM
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might have foot and mouth disease
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might have foot and mouth disease
looks like it needs a shave!
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ive got some with black mouths in my colony, only about 30% tho
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It's a new genetic morph!

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I find dehydrated locusts go black from the face down.
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I also just found black mixed with normal looking ones, I'm not going to risk it and feed them to my geckos, just in case. I think I may be over cautious sometimes
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