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'Crazy Ants' Spreading In The Southeastern US

May 24, 2013
Originally published on May 24, 2013 10:01 am

In parts of the southeastern US, aggressive fire ants have been driven out by an even more recent arrival, the tawny crazy ant. Edward LeBrun, a researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, describes the newcomers and how one invasive species can out-invade another.