INVASION CONTINUES: Anyone Know What This Is Invading West Delray?

What is it? Will it eat you? So many questions about the latest species to invade Palm Beach County.

UPDATE: Thanks to lots and lots of emails from our very smart readers, the creature seen above is … drum roll please … a Lubber Grasshopper.

DELRAY BEACH, FL ( — Just when you thought the bizarre species invasion was limited to overgrown Iguanas that appear to be direct relatives of the animal cast of Jurassic Park, this bizarre creature has been appearing over recent days in the western parts of Palm Beach County. (It may be in other places but this is where has seen it.

An amateur search suggests its could be a New Zealand Giant Cricket, a child-eating cockroach (we made that up), or a secret “bug” in use by federal investigators spying on the never ending list of criminals who live amongst us. If you know what it is, email us at news (at) See it in your part of Palm Beach County? Send us a pic.

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