LADYBUGS WE LOVE YOU! LADYBUGS WE LOVE YOU!
We love ladybugs, ladybirds or lady beetles as they are often called! Those brightly colored insects are so great to find in a garden or on a window sill! But how well do you know ladybugs? Come learn some fun facts about them today!
Ladybug Fun Facts:
- Ladybugs eat aphids! Aphids eat plants, so gardeners love to have ladybugs around!
- There are around 5,000 species of ladybugs.
- Ladybug bright colors ward off predators.
- They secret a fluid from their knees that makes them taste bad to predators!
- Ladybugs can consume thousands of aphids in a lifetime!
- They can fly.
- The number of spots on a ladybug’s back does not reflect it’s age.
- Ladybugs are the official insect of 7 states in the US.
- They are popular in books, graphics and logos.
- Ladybugs are thought to be good luck!
Ladybugs are so fascinating! Do you love these brightly colored insects as much as we do? Tell us why you like them!