Red Fire Ants

“The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah…” Actually, if this song were about red imported fire ants, the lyrics would say “go stinging one by one.” Fire ants sting humans by sinking their mandibles into the skin and swinging their abdomens around to inject venom. This venom serves a purpose: when used against…

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How to Get Rid of Ants

Ants are one of the most successful animals on Earth. They thrive due to their social organization, which allows them to defend themselves, exploit resources, and modify their behavior. Unfortunately, they can wreak havoc on home environments. To understand how to get rid of ants, it is important to understand how they live and how…

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