Friday, July 30

mayfly swarm

Insects, mayflies, mayfly swarm, Science, Summer, Transportation

Millions of mayflies swarm lakeside communities each summer. 48 hours later they die, leaving behind a slippery mess that can make roads dangerous.

Millions of mayflies swarm lakeside communities every year and land on any surface they can find. Mayfly corpses decompose into a fatty, slippery mess that can make roads and sidewalks dangerous. Popular TikToks have documented the insects crawling over people, gas stations, and bridges. LoadingSomething is loading. ...