Oklahoma Plagued by Cricket Infestation, Smell of Rotten Flesh

Lacey Donohue · 09/05/13 09:06PM

Due to the summer’s “right combination” of heat and drought coupled with July and August rainfall, Oklahoma residents are facing a major cricket infestation. The bugs, according to Oklahoma City resident Steve Swanson, are “everywhere. Literally everywhere.” And due to the cricket’s “tendency toward cannibalism,” killing them only makes the situation worse. Especially when the crickets smell exactly like “rotting flesh” when dead.