Here’s why earwigs are on the rise in Ontario this summer

There’s been an increase in earwigs across Ontario this summer, and experts say it all has to do with the weather.

Alice Sinia, an entomologist with Orkin Canada, said last winter’s mild temperatures made it easier for more eggs and adults to survive. Additionally, the spring and summer’s wet, hot and humid conditions have created the perfect environment for the insects to thrive.

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