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Mayflies Make Pesky Return

Posted June 19th, 2014 @ 6:10am by staff

(Cleveland)- Residents of communities along Lake Erie are being swarmed again by mayflies.

The inch-long insects are coming in off Lake Erie by the thousands, covering roads, houses and cars during their one-day lifespans.

Mayflies are pesky, but they don't bite. Insect experts say large mayfly swarms are signs that Lake Erie is healthy.

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