The Attack of the Crazy Ants

Crazy ants — “so named because they move in all directions rather than in a straight line” — were first seen in Houston seven years ago. They’ve remained in Southeast Texas counties — UNTIL NOW. Delightfully named Pearland exterminator Tom Rasberry thinks they’ll make it at least to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, if not beyond. Why should you care? Oh, I don’t know, maybe because:

“They can so overwhelm a yard that your dog won’t even want to go outside to pee,” said Texas Parks and Wildlife entomologist Mike Quinn. “If a pet or even a person steps outside, they can be covered in ants within a minute.”

I’ll be picturing this when I go to sleep tonight, I can promise you that.

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