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photoblog image Damage To The Tree By Carpenter Ants Nesting

Damage To The Tree By Carpenter Ants Nesting

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This following shot shows that the nest was at least six feet off the ground...
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photoblog image MG_1849.JPG
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Woodpeckers also drilled two large holes at the very base of the tree
 
 

Damage To The Tree By Carpenter Ants Nesting

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This following shot shows that the nest was at least six feet off the ground...
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.
photoblog image MG_1849.JPG
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Woodpeckers also drilled two large holes at the very base of the tree
 
 

comments (9)

  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 22 Jul 2018, 02:34
oh, say they're dead

you sure don't want them near your home
....peter:): i wouldn't want them near the house Sherri... we live in a timber house....petersmile
Pesky beasts Peter. A shame about the tree...
....peter:): T'is a shame about the tree....petersmile
Oh dear... poor tree.
....peter:): i agree Elizabeth... poor tree....petersmile
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 22 Jul 2018, 07:51
So they have weakened the core of the tree
....peter:): that is what happens Chris... the nest went up the tree beyond six feet....petersmile
Les textures de ce tronc sont superbes et tes photos extra. Bisous à  vous 3 et bon dimanche
....peter:): merci Marie, Bon dimance à toi aussi....peter/pierresmile
It's amazing what little creatures can do.
....peter:): if you get enough of them they can damage a tree in a matter of a few years to the point that it becomes dangerous Brian....petersmile
I was showing mu son the same thing the other day. It is the first he has seen the property with four less large trees.
....peter:): it't a shame for that to happen to majestic trees... we cut this one down before it became a danger to the houses....petersmile
My kind of image...
....peter:): i figured so Larry... thanks....petersmile
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 26 Jul 2018, 00:54
Fascinating smile

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