Forest tent caterpillars creating a gooey mess in city
An invasion of forest tent caterpillars from Hubbard County and around the state has now found its way to city trees.
The one-inch black worms are crawling up the walls of the Park Rapids Area Library, among other sun-dappled buildings.
They are defoliating trees throughout the city, having devoured many in the county, likely the result of a warm winter and ideal spring conditions.
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