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Fire ants are found throughout South America and the southern part of the United States of America. Two species of fire ants are native to the United States, while the other two species were brought to the United States ...

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Fire ants prefer to build mounds in open, well-lit areas, such as parks and fields, although they can also be found in rotten logs and stumps in wooded areas. Some colonies will also develop under buildings.

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Ants build their nests in burrows of their own making under rocks or in fallen trees or decayed and moist wood. Ants can be found almost anywhere in the world with the exception of extremely remote islands and Antarctica...

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Bullet ants live throughout the rainforests of Central America and South America. They can be found from Nicaragua in the north to Bolivia and Brazil in the south.

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Ants do bite, and getting bit by fire ants can be particularly painful. Carpenter ants can also bite if they feel their nests are being attacked. They will bite out of self-defense, and these ants also spray formic acid ...

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