Crazy ants are in the news again, this time for expanding their range from Texas to several other states in the Southeast.
We asked our favorite ant expert, Dr. Eleanor Spicer Rice, a few questions to help us better understand what the breaking news about this invasive species really means:
What’s the big deal about crazy ants? Who are they and where did they come from?
Crazy ants are members of an ant genus called Nylanderia, and they get their name from the haphazard way they run around. When they start running, they look like they’ve lost their minds. Raspberry [...]