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First Strawberry – shared with a bug

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We got home from our trip to Cyprus to discover . . . . a ripe strawberry! Wheeeee! I took a picture.

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I picked it and discovered a nasty little burrowing insect! Grrrrrr! I photographed him too.

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Then I flicked him off, washed the strawberry and ate it. Naturellement!

Last year I thought it was birds or  mice making these curious holes in my strawberries Рnow I realise it is this little critter. Does anyone know what kind of bug this is and how to get rid of him (without nasty pesticides)?

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