Southern Fire Ants at New Melones Reservoir

The rapidly rising water levels at New Melones is flooding southern fire ant nests.

Notice that Maggie Beck is pulling out a small submerged filaree that has a ball of southern fire ants attached: the ants were under water!

Video and photos taken 12 March 2017 by Maggie Beck, near Tuttletown.

 

 

 

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