Stink bug infestation

Knoxville, Maryland (WVLT) -- People deal with infestations of rats, mice, and maybe even termites, but one man in Maryland has a house full of stink bugs.

With the weather getting warmer, some scientists believe an infestation is on its way to the region. Doug Inkley's farm house has become a war zone, with at least dozens burrowed into every corner and cranny. In one weekend, he sucked out 8,000 of them with his vaccum. Even though Inkley is a biologist, the last thing he wanted was for his home to become an experiemtn on invasive species.

These bugs could destroy the crops in this farming area.

They don't bite, sting, or carry a disease, but they do stink when they get squashed -- hence their name.


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