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Bagworms on the Move

By on August 1, 2018

Everyone expects pinecones to fall to the ground and stay put, so when one encounters a small ‘pinecone’ crawling across the ground, it is often met with surprise! Since when did pinecones have legs!? Fear not: evolution hasn’t taken us

Pack your bags, bagworms

By on August 14, 2013

It’s a pinecone! It’s a dying branch! It’s an … insect? Bagworms are masters of disguise and can easily confuse those who are unfamiliar with its cryptic appearance. Not really worms, bagworms are actually moth larvae that feed on conifers