Everyone loves a ladybird, right? I mean, your classic ladybird - red with black spots. But did you know of their pollination power? 

Going about their daily business looking for food, be it aphid or nectar, these minibeasts collect pollen all over their bodies, making them accidental pollination heroes. And looking at this 24-spot, he's been chowing down on some tasty food.

Achooo… it's a bad time to develop hayfever! (Photo courtesy of Nature's Home reader Kevin Brown)

Thanks to Kevin for sending in this impressive shot of a 24-spot ladybird he spotted in his garden.

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