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Monday, June 29, 2009

Fly Away Home, Environmental Meance: Ladybirds Pose Problems in UK

The Harlequin ladybird is putting over 1,000 species in the UK in peril, scientists have warned.

"The rate of spread is dramatic and unprecedented," said Dr Helen Roy of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

The ladybird has spread to most parts of the UK in just four years, preying on many other insects.

link: BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Ladybird 'risk to 1,000 species'


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