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Among Xmas lights and garland . . . bugs?

Posted by | December 8, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Give your Christmas tree a good shake before carrying it indoors. If not, you’ll probably transport holiday hitchhikers straight into your living room.
It’s not usual for an assortment of bugs – ranging from beetles and ladybugs to moths and mites – to dwell deep within a tree’s branches and become active when exposed to the warmth of a human home, said entomologist Richard Zack of Washington State University.

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