Bugs in Pictures: Incredible Insect Macro Photography
As annoying as they can be, sometimes a fly's iridescence is irresistible. This shiny fly is a perfect example, looking jewel-like in greens and golds. But, if you just can't stand them, here are 7 natural fly repellents that will keep them from buzzing to close.
ladybugs! Did you know farmers love them for their appetite. Most ladybugs voraciously consume plant-eating insects, such as aphids, and in doing so they help to protect crops. Their coloring is likely a reminder to any animals that have tried to eat their kind before: "I taste awful." A threatened ladybug may both play dead and secrete the unappetizing substance to protect itself.