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The Insect Responsible For The Greatest Number Of Medically Threatening Bites Or Stings To Humans In Georgia Is The Red-Imported Fire Ant

June 24th, 2019

Many people will tell you that sustaining a medically threatening insect bite or sting is extremely rare, but the statistics tell a different story. Every year, at least 500,000 people visit the emergency room due to sustaining a bite or sting from a venomous insect species, and this figure is not taking spider bites and…

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How Did Fire Ants Arrive In America?

October 18th, 2018

For the past several decades, the amount of humans who have died as a result of fire ant bites has been increasing dramatically. Ants are not typically associated with ferocity, aggressiveness or attacks on humans, but for the past 80 years, America has become a breeding ground for a particularly dangerous ant species that is…

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