Viral Video Shows A Car Dealership In Lac Saint-Jean Getting Swarmed By Millions Of Moths
So while summer is almost everyone's season, I think we can all admit that there are a few downsides to the warm months. Heat waves, constant sweating, and... bugs. Yep, we tend to forget about them all winter long and then suddenly they come swarming (literally) back in once the weather gets nicer. And, we've got some proof to show you that Quebec moths are currently out to play.
One local Quebecer shared a video of his recent bug sighting, which he described as a "storm of moths" on June 23, and let me tell you it's not exactly as cute as A Bug's Life.
The video is taken at a car dealership in Quebec's Lac Saint-Jean region, where Jean Simon Roy and his friend, luckily while remaining inside a vehicle, got to witness a mass of moths like you cannot imagine.
Jean posted his video on Facebook and it's gotten over 13,000 shares in less than a week.
If you happen to have a fear of insects, I wouldn't look any further.
But, if you're like me (and the cat), and curiosity always gets the best of you, you're gonna want to see what Jean experienced that night.
With approval for us to share it with you from Jean, who had to face this nightmare, here's the video in question.
You can hear the two Quebecers in the car amazed at what was currently surrounding them.
One says, "I've never seen this before."
Entomologist Étienne Normandin told CBC News that such massive swarms of bugs, otherwise known as "moth clouds," can seriously impair a driver's ability to see, making them rather dangerous.
Normandin identified the bug in the video as the large aspen tortrix, which comes out in the hot months every year.
But, he claimed a swarm of them this size hasn't been seen in Quebec in over 15 years.
Unfortunately for the workers at this car dealership, the aftermath involved having to use shovels to get rid of all the dead bugs, as told to CBC.
Not exactly how one hopes to spend their day...