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Inside The World Of Fire Ants!


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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:

If you want to learn everything there is to know about fire ants, read “The Fire Ants” by Walter R. Tschinkel
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Fire ant raft - Matt Bennett

Fire ant escape rafts - Company of biologists

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