Crazy ants

The little brown ants seen running crazy in Coryell County may be part of an exotic invasive species — tawny crazy ants like these — spreading inland from the Gulf Coast. Or they may just be native ants acting crazy.

GATESVILLE — The little brown ants seen running crazy in Coryell County may be part of an exotic invasive species — tawny crazy ants — spreading inland from the Gulf Coast. Or they may just be native ants acting crazy.

“There have not been any documented cases of the tawny crazy ant in Coryell County,” said Sonja Swiger, an entomologist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

Contact Tim Orwig at torwig@kdhnews.com

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