Inside the World of Fire Ants!
A song of ants and fire… and ant-decapitating flies
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Special thanks to Dr. Rob Plowes from the University of Texas at Austin fire ant research lab for letting us come film their ants and phorid flies: http://www.sbs.utexas.edu/fireant/Research%20Program.html
If you want to learn everything there is to know about fire ants, read “The Fire Ants” by Walter R. Tschinkel http://amzn.to/1U8jz1S
Check your local library! https://www.worldcat.org/title/fire-ants/oclc/64379652
Rachel Carson – “Silent Spring” http://amzn.to/20QwWbM
Fire ant raft – Matt Bennett https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FA-e65i3bDs
Fire ant escape rafts – Company of biologists https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxjT99l0mqw
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