Fun Bug Facts – Ants

Did You Know?

  • After mating, queen ants lose their wings and never fly again.
  • Ants are able to communicate with each other about danger and directions to food.
  • Fire ants currently infest 14 states in the southern portion of the U.S. and first entered the United States in the 1920s through the port of Mobile, Alabama.
  • Ants are the #1 nuisance pest in the United States.
  • 56% of homeowners surveyed said they have had a problem with ants in the past year.