Why are bugs surviving our cold winter?

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CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – We’ve been hearing that bugs will be plentiful this summer, despite the cold winter. Tad Yankoski is a Butterfly House entomologist. He explains why more bugs survive now. He also talks about a new mosquito scare that's coming up from the Caribbean.

Visit the Butterfly House to see some beautiful bugs up close during March Morpho Mania. Nearly 3,000 Blue Morpho butterflies will be in free-flight inside during this annual event.

March Morpho Mania®
March 1-31
Open every day in March

Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
Faust Park
15193 Olive Blvd.
Chesterfield, Mo.

COST: Included with regular admission: $6 adults; $5 seniors, $4 children (3 to 12). Free for children ages 2 and younger.

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