Know Your Ants

Fire Ants
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The importance of insect identification is necessary in some surprising occupations such as “Golf Official”. At the PGA Championship in Sheboygan, WI, golfer Bubba Watson’s ball landed on an ant hill. Looking to improve the lie, Watson appealed to a Golf Official. Bubba argued the scientific position that ants are animals that make tunnels which makes them “burrowing animals” and sought a burrowing animal exemption.

A deceptively simple game of hitting a ball…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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