2017 Jun

MSU Researchers Continue to Study, Monitor Tawny Crazy Ants

The team at Mississippi State University has been implementing a multi-pronged approach. Mississippi State University researchers are continuing to study a “crazy” creature found in Mississippi’s coastal counties.   The tawny crazy ant, also known as Nylanderia fulva, is a non-native ant species that has been found in the southern United States, including Hancock, Jackson and [...]

2017 Jun

Bug Photographer Goes to Court to Fight His Own Pests

Alexander Wild is a bug photographer, selling his images of fire ants, bed bugs and other critters to pest control companies, board game developers and publications ranging from Nature to National Geographic. However, Wild also must deal with his own pests: Companies, government agencies and others that use his photos in their own advertising without [...]