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Please Allow Me to Introduce My Bug

They keep doing this: 1869: European Gypsy Moth - thank you, Leopold Trouvelot! 1956: Africanized Bee - thank you, Prof.Warwick E. Kerr! 1957: Cactus Moth - thanks, unknown Caribbean cactus-hater! 1978: Asian Harlequin Ladybug (previously on MetaFilter) - thanks, USDA scientists! [more inside]
posted by Kirth Gerson on Oct 23, 2007 - 4 comments

Brood XIII

The invasion has begun. Millions of big, ugly, red-eyed, noisy bugs are beginning an invasion of the Midwestern U.S. today. It won't be pretty. And it's not the first time. Remain calm - the invasion may not be as big a deal as predicted.
posted by Kirth Gerson on May 22, 2007 - 51 comments

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