Friday, April 07, 2006

You mean there's other ants besides fire ants?

Some Floridians think the only ants in our landscapes are carpenter and fire ants. In Florida we have 218 species of ants that we have to deal with. Do you know how many ant species there are in the world? Over 11,000. Where did they all come from? The answer may surprise you. We should count ourselves lucky that only 1% of the insect world in Florida are bad.

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