Most of the time, when you consider encountering a bug, the image is of a camping trip when ants invade your sleeping bag or a BBQ when mosquitoes make their way onto the invite list. And while these are all so easy to picture, they all take place outside. When we think of pests, we think of them in their natural environment. But pests don’t recognize man-made borders so they have no problem adapting to a finer way of life and becoming part of our natural environment.
With this in mind, PeerJ – a scientific research journal – did a study on how many bugs the average household is unknowingly hosting.
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