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Footage shows massive colonies of fire ants floating in Hurricane Florence floodwaters

Footage shows massive colonies of fire ants floating in Hurricane Florence floodwatersIn wake of Hurricane Florence, victims in the storm's path are being warned of



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Fire Ants Make Themselves into Rafts to Float to Safety in Houston

Fire Ants Make Themselves into Rafts to Float to Safety in HoustonAs floodwaters rise in Houston and its surrounding area, fire ants are staging their own type of evacuation, by floating to safety on rafts made out of their own bodies. On Sunday (Aug. 27), CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca tweeted a photo of a huge raft of fire ants seen in Houston — yet another danger inhabitants of southeastern Texas have had to contend with since Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall as a hurricane on Friday night (Aug. 25).



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Houston's Massive Rafts of Fire Ants Are Even More Dangerous Than Usual

Houston's Massive Rafts of Fire Ants Are Even More Dangerous Than UsualFloods make "spicy boys" even spicier.



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Man Burns Down Parents Home, Kills Three Pets While Trying To Exterminate Ants: Officials

Man Burns Down Parents Home, Kills Three Pets While Trying To Exterminate Ants: OfficialsDevon Doucette, 21, was trying to incinerate the ants with wooden matches when one of them ignited combustible materials, investigators say.



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