Documenting the Diversity of Dallas/Fort Worth Urban Wildlife Since 2005
Red Imported Fire Ant – Earthworms and Ant Trails
This observation was made shortly after a heavy rain shower. As is often the case, the rainfall brought the earthworms to the surface where many of them made their way to the nearby sidewalk. After the rains passed and the sun came out, a number of these earthworm were stranded on the concrete and soon died due to the heat of the sun.
The fire ants followed close behind to take advantage of these easy meals.