There Are Billions Of Bugs Flying Overhead

British scientists used radar to determine roughly how many insects would pass above you through a column of air with a radius of about one kilometer. In Britain, the answer was about 3 billion insects. Closer to the equator, however, there might be as many as 6 billion insects buzzing overhead in the summer.

Bugs, Bugs, Everywhere!

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Written by Curiosity Staff July 7, 2015