Unusual Weather Keeps Love Bugs at Bay
Good news for anyone not fond of Love Bugs, experts say cold weather is the likely reason why Floridians are seeing fewer of the bugs this year.
University of Florida professor, Norman Leppla, says unusually cold and wet weather this Spring made it difficult for larva to survive.
He says Love Bugs spend most of their lives as larva beneath decaying vegetation and need ideal conditions to thrive.
The bugs travel in pairs and normally inundate the state during the month of May.
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