East Devon in the grip of locust invasion

Or is it? You tell us!

COULD a creature, photographed in an East Devon garden, be a locust?

Axmouth resident Jon Underwood is keen to find out - just in case his village is set to be invaded by the pests.

He photographed this insect on a plant in his garden.

“Have you had any reports of East Devon being invaded by locusts?” he asked the Midweek Herald.

We haven’t - so far!

Mr Underwood explained: “I took this picture of something about nine centimetres long in my garden.

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“I am not really sure what it is, but I’ve never seen anything like it outside of biology lessons.”

Can you identify the creature? It is a locust or a common grasshopper?

Comment below - if you can help solve the mystery.