Shamrock Orbweaver Spider ? (Araneus trifolium) dangling from a thread in my garden

Bugs, Spiders Keep NYC Clean by Eating Garbage

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Yes, bugs can make your skin crawl but they do have their functions. In New York City bugs consume tons of garbage tossed on the streets by New Yorkers. I bet bugs, spiders, cockroaches, etc, do they same in other places, too. Read this article, Bugs, Spiders Keep NYC Clean by Eating Garbage to learn more.

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