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Insect Invaders!: How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs?

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The brown marmorated stink bug. "Marmorated" means marbled.
Sabri Ben-Achour
The brown marmorated stink bug. "Marmorated" means marbled.

Home is where the heart is. It's also where the stink bugs live -- crawling out from cracks and crevices and finding their way into your shower or kitchen cupboards. They're a major nuisance to farmers, and the USDA is now experimenting to see if the invasive insects can be brought under control by importing their natural predator, a parasitic Asian wasp. Environment reporter Sabri Ben-Achour takes a look.

[Music: "The Obsession Bug (Instrumental)" by Timewarp Inc. from Funkstramentals]

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