Children release 100,000 ladybugs at Daybreak

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SOUTH JORDAN -- Thousands of bugs were set free in South Jordan Thursday evening, and it's a good thing. More than 100,000 ladybugs were unleashed into the community gardens.

Daybreak Lifestyle Director Tina Torres tells us, "They actually eat between 200 and 500 aphids a day."

She says they use the ladybugs to control the pest populations in the gardens.

The ladybugs were released at dusk by children who were given bags to open that contain more than 4,000 ladybugs each.

"It's fun, the kids are screaming and bugs are flying all over," Torres said.



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