Fact Sheet: Yellow Crazy Ants in Australia, May 2022

Yellow crazy ants are one of the world’s worst invasive alien species. Once established super colonies, they swarm aggressively and destroy entire ecosystems, killing most other invertebrates and small animals. Yellow crazy ants have been observed to silence entire forests, and each super-colony can host hundreds if not thousands of queens.


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Fight fire ants!

Australia is perilously close to losing the war against red fire ants. But right now, instead of taking action, our governments have only one thing in mind: delay. They are refusing to release an independently written report that details what needs to be done to eradicate these dangerous invasive ants.