Disturbing a fire ant mound




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Published on Feb 23, 2007

Fire ants are found throughout the Southeastern United States as well as Southern California, Taiwan, and Australia. They are native to ... all » Argentina and Brazil.

The reaction of a disturbed mound is very characteristic of the Genus Solenopsis. As many people know they can inflict a painful sting. While the sting isn't the most painful found among the ants of the world, the aggressive nature observed in this video shows that one can receive a large number of stings from a fire ant encounter.

To learn more about fire ants and how to manage them visit http://entweb.clemson.edu/fireant «


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