Ant Wars

Scientific American

Crawl Space: Invasive Ant Armies Clash on U.S. Soil

March 2, 2013

Online news story: “The Argentine ant has spread to every continent except Antarctica, overwhelming native ants with sheer numbers and fierce battle tactics. But they may have met their match in a recent arrival: the Asian needle ant. The cross-species face-off, a surprise to entomologists, could topple ecosystems where the battle lines are drawn.”

Ant on thistle thorns by Jack Wolf, via Flickr.com (CC BY-ND 2.0)