5Dec2015 Hike at Redwood – Ladybugs!

We met up with two friends and their mom to go for a hike at Canyon Meadow to see if the rumors of ladybugs were true, and they were. I got some amazing pictures of the ladybugs wintering over. They mass in huge groups and aren’t really hibernating but are in some kind of less active state. They still move around though. Scientists aren’t exactly sure why they do this, possibly to keep warmer, or maybe to protect themselves against predators or even for mating. It was still fun to find them even if we don’t know why 🙂

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