I recently watched a child discover an earwig and play with her new friend for several minutes. Unencumbered with any preconceived notions, she was enthralled as she watched it scoot back and forth and wasn’t the least bit worried about any danger. She had the right attitude and could teach many adults to have a better relationship with these wonderful scavengers.
European earwigs (Forficula auriculari) are a relative newcomer the United States. They were first noted in 1901 in Newport, Rhod