Massive Swarm Of Ladybugs Detected By California Weather Radar

A large swarm of insects was recently captured on weather radar as they flew from the San Gabriel Mountains across southern California towards Mexico

by GrrlScientist for Forbes | @GrrlScientist

No! That’s not a huge rainstorm! A massive migration of adult lady beetles β€” β€œladybugs” β€” (blue and green cloud), was captured by weather radar over southern California as they headed towards Mexico on 4 June 2019.
(Credit: National Weather Service / public domain.)

β€œLadybird, ladybird, fly away home
Your house is on fire and your children are gone
All except one, and that’s Little Anne
For she has…

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