Love bug season aggravates Florida motorists
If you’ve been fortunate enough to spend time in Florida the past few weeks then you know them well…lovebugs. The notorious black flying bugs fill the skies every May and October and they’re everywhere, especially stuck to the front of your car. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with University of Florida Entomology Professor Norman Leppla to get the real scoop on these bugs and why they’re here to stay.
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