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'Crazy' Ant Populations Threaten Texas Ecosystem


In southeast Texas, colonies made up of billions of so-called "crazy ants" are making life difficult for homeowners and others.

Researchers at Texas A & M University are working with environmental officials and pest control experts to find ways to top the spread of the invasive species. It has been fouling electrical devices, overwhelming other insect species, and raising concerns over the health of the Texas ecosystem.

VOA's Paul Sisco reports.

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