February 26, 2013

Aggressive Ants Losing Ground to Invasive Ants

Douglas Quenqua, New York Times

April Nobile/AntWeb

An aggressive species of ant may be losing ground in North America to a more aggressive — and potentially dangerous — species, according to a new study.

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TAGGED: Invasive Species, Ants


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