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How Bugs Ride Out The Winter

88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark and entomologist Dr. Art Evans discuss how some insects are adapted for surviving cold winter temperatures.

Photo: Some insects, such as the red flat bark beetle, Cucujus flavipes, beat the cold by producing chemical compounds that lower the freezing point of their tissues, enabling them to survive prolonged subfreezing temperatures.