A line of ants

a line of ants going back and forth from their home to a food source

In addition to the welcome residents of a home, there are frequently pests - ants, cockroaches, rats, snakes, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, wasps, mosquitos, opossums and bats. Then there are the pests in the garden.


Pests can contaminate food, damage garden plants, create messes, bite, sting and cause numerous other problems.

As the same plant can be desired or a weed, an animal can be a pet or a pest. People keep mice as pets, but mice running wild through a house are generally considered pests.


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