News tagged with fire ants

Native Lizards Evolve to Escape Attacks by Fire Ants

( -- Penn State Assistant Professor of Biology Tracy Langkilde has shown that native fence lizards in the southeastern United States are adapting to potentially fatal invasive fire-ant attacks by developing behaviors ...

dateJan 20, 2009 in
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Going inside an ant raft (w/ Video)

Three years ago, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers took a close look at how fire ants work together to build waterproof rafts to stay alive. By looking at the edges and tops of rafts, the team discovered that ants ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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