Over night "stump grinder".


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Old 06-28-19, 05:23 PM
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Question Over night "stump grinder".

Anyone know what could have literally started grinding a couple of 4 year old stumps my yard? Over the past few nights something has been doing this. I've tried poking around at it to see if it was ants or something are actually in there but it just appears to be ground up stump. Not complaining about it, it's actually doing me a huge favor. Just like to know what it is so I can direct it to a bigger stump I'd like to get rid of.
 
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Old 06-29-19, 03:11 AM
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It's bound to be some sort of insect, how long ago were the trees cut?
 
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Old 06-29-19, 03:13 AM
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Figure it out, patent it, sell it, your going to be a millionaire, think of it, a DIY environmentally friendly stump remover.

Open the can, pour it on, stump gone.

I see infomercials in your future!
 
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Old 06-29-19, 03:16 AM
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I would assume insects have been at work on the inside for a while and only now have they gotten to the surface where it's visible.
 
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I'm guessing that the ants or whatever bugs have been busy in there for quite a while, probably had a sizeable colony, and that they didn't spread the dust around, but what did was the woodpecker, skunk, opossum or whatever cleaned it out to get the bugs.
 
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Old 06-29-19, 04:43 AM
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Possibly Termites?????...........
 
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Old 06-30-19, 08:35 AM
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It was probably filled with bugs or grubs, and some critter was tearing them apart to eat them.

I often find grubs in the logs I split for firewood.
 
 

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