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Rats & Mice at Oregon State University

Directory of rodent related information. Read more »

Rats at Wikipedia

Rats article at Wikipedia. Read more »

Wasps

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White (Bald) Faced Hornets at Wikipedia

White faced hornets article at Wikipedia. Read more »

Bee Stings

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Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Bees & Wasps

Both bees and wasps sting. Honey bees have barbed stinger that become lodged in the skin. A single honey bee can only sting once. A wasp has a smooth stinger which can be used to sting repeatedly. Read more »

Pavement Ant

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Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Ants

These very small ants are commonly seen scurrying around sidewalks and foundations. They tunnel in the cracks of pavement or concrete and create those popular little mounds. Read more »

Wasp

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Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Bees & Wasps

This is a common yellow wasp. Wasps build paper nests by chewing wood material into pulp. Wasps sting, but their stingers are smooth and don't usually become stuck in the skin. Read more »

Honey Bees

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Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Bees & Wasps

These are honey bees swarming around a tree. They may be wild or they may have split from a domesticated hive. Bees may also swarm around a residence and even nest within the walls. Read more »

Carpenter Ants

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Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Ants

These are wild carpenter ants living in an old log. They could just as easily be tunneling through your house. Read more »

Wasp's Nest

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Pests - Identification
Pests: 
Bees & Wasps

This is a paper nest created by wasps. The queen begins the nest and the workers complete it as they hatch. These nests can become bigger than a basketball. Read more »

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