Pollinators need your help! Bees, butterflies and other invertebrate pollinator species are in trouble: 2 out of 5 are facing extinction. And habitat loss is one of the major reasons why.
Most people know that spiders are a species of arachnid, but what exactly does that mean? What is an arachnid? Are there other arachnids out there besides spiders? And are arachnids and spiders the same as insects?
In the United States, imported fire ants currently inhabit all or parts of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. They are discovered sporadically in Maryland. The red imported fire ant has also been accidentally introduced to other countries. Imported fire ants will likely continue to spread throughout much of the southern portion of the U.S, and other parts of the world where climate conditions are suitable.