Wacky Pest Thursday: Lady Bugs

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Hey there all of you Tri-County Pest Control fans and welcome to our newest Wacky Pest Thursday – where we will share with you all some wild facts we have come across from the pest world we have been entrenched in for more than three decades.

Today’s Wacky Thursday Pest Fact focuses on lady bugs. Enjoy!

While we generally know lady bugs as beneficial as they eat plant-consuming insects, when food is scarce, they can become downright vicious!

Did you know when their food sources are at a premium (and, a minimum), lady bugs can resort to cannibalism?!

A hungrier and stronger lady bug could very well turn on a weaker member of the species for a meal, or snack.

Now, that’s what we call ‘hangry’!


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