posted on Jul, 19 2012 @ 02:19 PM
You know, thanks for bringing this up --- this *missing bug* phenomenon is something that's been on my mind for the past few years or so...
I think it's interesting to note; I live in Southern California, and for the past 40 years, I recall always having a blast watching the women around
me bat and swat at the air whenever I would tell them DON'T MOVE!!! THERE'S A JUNE BUG ABOUT TO LAND ON YOU!
Interestingly enough, last summer, when these June Bugs were supposed to make their annual visit --- they never showed up! Last month (June), I only
saw one (1) beetle so far --- as my friends and I were gathered in the backyard one toasty Saturday evening. I've even exclaimed aloud: Hey...
have any of you noticed that there haven't been any June Bugs whatsoever for the past couple of years --- or is it just me?
I find this whole scenario very interesting. Something I've been feeling for quite some time now is that... well... I believe, since the climate here
has been changing, maybe the Fireflies/June Bugs have instinctively gone where their instincts tell them to go?
Maybe Southern California will ditch its Black Widows and June Bugs and pick up the missing Fireflies and Praying Mantes in lieu of?
I mean... I remember when Blue Jays were in abundance when I was a kid: I haven't seen a Blue Jay in the past 10 years easily!
There's obviously something bigger going on... I think Mother Nature is just doing her job at finding a balance for all things she needs to find a
Again, thanks for bringing this up!