Ladybug Love (Photos)

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall on Saturday (June 23) organized a release of native nine-spotted ladybugs (Coccinella novemnotata). The official state insect, it has been on the decline and naturalists hope to strengthen local populations. After learning about the six states of development of the insect, children and their parents were give ladybugs to release into the fields and gardens.

Photos by Ross Corsair

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