Electronic Eating Ants spotted in Houston

According to Engadget, Houson is beeing invaded by so called "crazy raspberry ants", that came to Houson on a cargo boat. The tricky thing on this ant are, that they are somehow attracted by electronic devices and therefore are responsible for ringing firealams, malfunction computers, disabling sewage pumps and at least even destroyed one gas meter. The species seem to be resistible against the usual way to exterminate ant colonies.

Tom Rasperry and the electronic eating ants.

The "crazy raspberry ants" are named after the exterminator Tom Rasperry, who found them on the 13. May and named them after himself.


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