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Eco-photos of the week: July 4-10

By: Catie Leary on July 9, 2010, 7:57 a.m.
A ladybug sits on a yellow flower

Photo: Matthias Hiekel

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Perfect ladybug weather

While much of the northern hemisphere is battling intense heat, ladybugs — like this one pictured here on July 7 in Dresden, Germany — couldn't be happier. The heat creates perfect flight conditions for the well-known spotted insects.