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Fire Ants

Lawrence Vickers

Ants Force Vickers To Leave Cowboys Practice

What would be the worst insect to have crawling around in tight football pants? Probably fire ants, so it’s hard not to feel bad for Dallas Cowboys fullback Lawrence Vickers.

06/08/2012

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Research Finds Fire Ants Harming Prairie Chickens

Fire ants have damaged agriculture, soil and wildlife in the southeastern United States, costing the Texas economy about $1.2 billion annually.

04/06/2012

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Positive Heat Wave Side Effect — Fewer Fire Ants

The extreme heat in North Texas has resulted in one good side effect — there are fewer fire ants.

08/15/2011