Fire ants are pretty much the worst, right? Their painful stings and aggressive swarming behavior make them more than a nuisance – they can be dangerous. But there’s a new ant moving into Louisiana that has some people wishing fire ants were the worst of their problems. It’s called the Tawny Crazy Ant, and though…

Crazy Ants Arrive in South Louisiana!

To paraphrase Indiana Jones – “Why’d it have to be ants?”  And not just any ants. An invasive species of crazy ants, of course! After a very trying couple of months that included massive flooding and widespread damage, residents of South Louisiana are coping now with another problem: invasive tawny crazy ants, which can cover…
Have you heard of the Tawny Crazy Ant? It is an invasive species that has recently made it’s way into Louisiana. This incredible species can coat itself in formic acid as a defense against fire ant venom and also aggressively forages for their several queens. Our own service supervisor, Daniel Hill was interviewed by Pest…