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Old 12-01-2016, 04:01 PM
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This additional tidbit, from one of the wiki cites, is interesting:
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Plowes said fire ants are "very aware" of these tiny flies, and it only takes a few to cause the ants to modify their behavior. "Just one or two flies can control movement or above-ground activity," Plowes said. "It's kind of like a medieval activity where you're putting a castle under siege."
https://web.archive.org/web/20090522...latchy/3231765