How Did Fire Ants Wind Up In America?

How Did Fire Ants Wind Up In America?

Ants are probably the most frequently sighted insects. Different ant species are everywhere in the United States, and unless you are an expert, it can be difficult differentiating between different species, but most seem harmless. Luckily most of the ants that people...
Carpenter Ants Are Easily Fooled

Carpenter Ants Are Easily Fooled

Like humans, ants spread diseases to other ants. Ants are not the only insects that can fall ill from disease. Basically any sort of insect you can think of can become infected with parasites. Parasitic infections are particularly problematic for social insects since...
Fire Ant Damage To Electrical Equipment

Fire Ant Damage To Electrical Equipment

We all know fire ants as tiny insects that can deal out some seriously painful bites. What many people do not know is that these ants are notorious for destroying electrical equipment. Every year a surprising amount of electric utilities located on public and private...