Ants! More Beneficial than You Think

Ants! More Beneficial than You Think

About a month ago, I got a letter in the mail from a termite company, Terminix, which began with the following: “Ants can be more harmful to your family than you think. That’s because these monsters (and others, like cockroaches may carry more than a dozen kinds of bacteria, like strep and staph. And where there’s one of these pests, there could be hundreds….”

I asked Anna Dornhaus, University of Arizona professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,