Carpenter ants are one of the most common types of ant found in North America. These pests are known for their destructive habits, as they often invade homes and other structures in search of food. Carpenter ants are attracted to sweet substances, so they may be seen raiding pantries or kitchens in search of sugar or other sweet foods.
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Bagworms are a type of moth that live in bags made from silk and bits of leaves. A bagworm larva grows inside this bag by feeding on leave, and it attaches its bag to tree branches or other surfaces using silken threads. The bags are brown or green in color and can reach up to 10 centimeters in length. Bagworms themselves are small, with adults measuring only a few millimeters in length.
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