Massive Ant Supercolonies Could Spread Out All Over The World

No one likes having ants in their house, and we do all sorts of things to prevent invasions.

According to scientists, however, our kitchen creepy crawlies may be the least of our ant-related worries. Lepisiota canescens, a species native to Ethiopia, is becoming invasive as its territory spreads.

Lepisiota canescens is now moving beyond its natural habitat in Ethiopia, taking over 1,500-year-old Orthodox churches in forests.

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Even more dangerously, they are moving outside of these forest oases into agricultural fields.

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