6 Unusual Facts About Ladybugs

Ladybugs are rarely seen between fall and spring. They actually hibernate in clusters during the cold winter months.

    Here are six interesting facts about ladybugs that you probably didn’t know.

    In England, Ladybugs are known as Ladybirds.

    Ladybugs, the small, spotted beetles that are commonly seen in gardens, come in a variety of colors and numbers of spots.

    Ladybugs are rarely seen between fall and spring, for they will actually hibernate in clusters during the cold winter months.

    If they feel threatened by a predator, these insects will produce a bitter-tasting chemical paste on their bodies.

    There is actually a commercial market for ladybugs because they eat aphids, a garden pest.

    In many cultures, across most of the world, the ladybug is considered a sign of good luck, perhaps because it eats garden pests.

    If you know any ladybug/bird facts, please leave them in a comment below!

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