Re: Ladybugs

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<x-charset Windows-1252>If the point is to harvest ladybugs and use them for pest control next
spring, I have been told that they are programmed to fly away home when they
get out of their hibernating clusters. In other words, they will disperse
far beyond your garden before they settle down to eat.

The net bags usually used to package and ship ladybugs cause them to get
their legs stuck and break off. You can see hundreds of loose legs in those
bags.

I think trafficing in ladybugs is just as heinous as other kinds of flesh
trades.

Yours,
Megan Hughes



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