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Texas Ants

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Texas is home to a variety of many different ant species. The main reason why there are so many ants in Texas is the weather. The weather in Texas never really drops down past a freezing temperature for a long period of time. This will allow the ants to live out of their colony or nest year round, and infest yards and homes. What ants live in Texas?  Some of the ants that live in Texas include: Carpenter ants, Crazy ants, Fire ants, Ghost ants, Little Black ants, Pharaoh ants, and Thief ants. All of theses ants have different habitats, but can pose a huge problem on you and your… Read More

Ants Use The Internet?

Contrary to popular belief, Al Gore did not create the internet– Ants may have thousands of years ago. New research from Stanford University suggests that Harvester Ants use their own type of internet, or “anternet,” for decision making inside the nest. These ant colonies are able to determine how many foragers need to be sent out by using a protocol system that is similar to the one IT professionals use to find out how much bandwidth is accessible on the internet. Harvester Ant Evolution It has long been thought by scientists that there may be some connection between ant behavior and computer science. Biologist Deborah Gordon and computer scientist Balaji… Read More

Zombie Ants – Friday the 13th Special

Just when you thought it was safe to sleep at night… When little fire ants bite’s only meant a painful welt… We bring you a pest control story worthy of Forbes, Times, and the Wall Street Journal… Could it be evidence of  living dead are being found at less then centimeter high? Fungus that eats on brains is stirring… From the deep dark Brazilian Rainforest… We bring you… The Zombie Ant in… THE PEST CONTROL HORROR! So I am not sure if I should laugh, cry, or applaud. It is true that everyone these days wants to be sensational, yes even us dole boring pest control guys that run the… Read More