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A ball of fire ants video

In this video, about 8,000 fire ants are placed in a beaker. The walls of the beaker are lightly dusted with talc powder to prevent the ants from escaping. The ants link to one another and as a group behave … read more »

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Fire Ant Larvae in Southwest Austin in Winter

We found this big fire ant pile full of larvae while walking at the Circle C metropolitan park in a warm winter. Life Cycle of Fire Ants: The eggs, which are only produced by the queen, hatch into legless larvae … read more »

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Home Remedies for Ant Bites

One evening my neighbor came to our house to ask what she could use to treat fire ant bites.  Her husband was bitten by fire ants at their front yard.  His body was swelling and developed bumps and rashes due … read more »

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