CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — A pest than can destroy trees and crops is now in Camden County. It’s called the Spotted Lanternfly.
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If you see one, Camden County authorities want to know about it so they can try and contain the insect.READ MORE: Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia Is In Full Swing As Local Residents Attend Fireworks At Penn's Landing
Spotted Lanternflies, which originated in Asia, are not known to bite, sting or attack people, pets or livestock.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: 90's Arrive For Memorial Day
Health officials say the pests are a threat to agriculture, including many fruits and crops.