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Photo: Russ Hayes
You don’t have to travel outside of Canada to encounter some exotic and unusual-looking insects. They are right here in our own backyards. I believe that the majority of Canadians are unaware of the hundreds of varieties of insects that are alive and thriving all around them. Yes, they see common flies, bees, wasps, mosquitos, ants and spiders, but if they were to take a closer look, they would be very surprised by what is lurking in their backyards and gardens.
Here are seven insects you actually want in your garden!