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Crazy ants invade Florida

Crazy ants invade Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) -- Crazy ants are invading Florida

The ants hitched a ride to the United States from South America and have been working their way across Florida

Dr. Debby Cassill is a biology professor at USF/ST. PETE. She said they are nothing like ants we've seen here before.

“These are zig-zaggers. They’re all over. And the other scary thing is they come and invade in the millions,” Cassill said.

There is no natural enemy for the ants and they don't respond to over the counter pesticides. 

Cassill said if you think you have crazy ants in your home, call a professional.

 

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