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Ants can fly, and that’s not all!

Although flying ants may be more anxiety-inducing than their wingless counterparts, they don’t represent any greater threat. Here’s what you need to know about these small critters. Why do some ants have wings? The ants you see scurrying around on the ground are wingless females. They do all the work within the colony, but are…

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How ants can damage your home and how to get rid of them

Ants never give you the warm fuzzies, but of the various species, the common carpenter ants are the most destructive to your home. They dig through the wood in the structure of your house to make safe spaces to hide. Once inside, they keep burrowing and can destroy insulation and any wood in your home,…

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Test Your Knowledge: Carpenter Ant Quiz

We created this Carpenter Ant quiz for you to test your knowledge! Can you beat the Carpenter Ants? Check your answers with the answer key posted below. Males are ________________ than females. SmallerLargerThe only function of male ants is to ______________ during swarming.Find Food for the femalesGuard the nestBurrow through the woodMate with femalesCircle the things…

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Test Your Knowledge: Little Black Ant Quiz

We created this fun quiz so that you can test your knowledge on Little Black Ants! Take the “Little Black Ant Quiz” below and compare your answers to the answer key at the bottom of this post. Good luck! Little black ants are ________ nodded ants.12  When do Little Black Ants swarm?Spring/summerSpring/winterSpring/fallAll the time Little…

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