Ants from overseas being transported around the globe

  • 14 August 2013
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Experts are warning armies of aggressive ants from overseas are getting a little closer to home than we might like.

Scientists have found lots of ants are being transported around the globe by accident - often in soil, plants and food.

They say Argentine ants and fire ants - which have a nasty bite - have set up colonies in Europe and posing a threat to local wildlife.