Red imported fire ants are only found Brisbane. these ants came from south america and their sting is very painful it feels like its burning! The red imported fire ant can form 'super colonies' with multiple queens and if you disturb their nest they will swarm on you and sting you in unison! And it's awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Queensland Department of Primary Industries - http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/cps/rde/dpi/hs.xsl/4790_4538_ENA_HTML.htm
Fire Ants in Australia - http://www.global-garden.com.au/fireants.htm
Fire Ants on Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_imported_fire_ant
Battle of the Ants on ABC - http://www.abc.net.au/news/features/stories/s382049.htm
Australian Government site - http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/invasive/insects/red-fire-ant.html


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