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What are those white, annoying bugs flying around?

SPOKANE, Wash. - If you have been outside in the last 24 hours, there is a good chance you have gotten a mouthful of bugs. 

But, what exactly are they? 

They are wooly aphids and the reason they have been so active is because it is migrating and mating season. 

The pesky bugs normally hide in conifer trees as they feed off of its roots. But, you are seeing them because they need to find a mate. 

If you are close to a tree, you are more likely to find a group of them -- they swarm trees in search of a partner. 

Experts say the bugs are basically a nuisance and will be on their way as winter weather approaches. 

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