Bark beetles create this pattern when they burrow inside the bark of Torrey pines at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego. The severe drought has made the famous trees vulnerable and they have become a haven for the beetles.
Bark beetles create this pattern when they burrow inside the bark of Torrey pines at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego. The severe drought has made the famous trees vulnerable and they have become a haven for the beetles. J. Katarzyna Woronowicz Special to The Bee
Bark beetles create this pattern when they burrow inside the bark of Torrey pines at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego. The severe drought has made the famous trees vulnerable and they have become a haven for the beetles. J. Katarzyna Woronowicz Special to The Bee
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