'Island Of Fire Ants' Discovered In Houston FloodingOne danger evacuees and first responders are dealing with along with the flooding in Houston is fire ants.
Ants Force Vickers To Leave Cowboys PracticeWhat 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.
Research Finds Fire Ants Harming Prairie ChickensFire ants have damaged agriculture, soil and wildlife in the southeastern United States, costing the Texas economy about $1.2 billion annually.
Positive Heat Wave Side Effect -- Fewer Fire AntsThe extreme heat in North Texas has resulted in one good side effect -- there are fewer fire ants.