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Plenty Of Bad Stuff Has Come Out Of Hurricane Harvey, But This May Be The Grossest

AUGUST 30, 2017  —  By Matthew Derrick  
Matthew Derrick

Matthew Derrick

Writer and sassy ginger currently residing in central Pennsylvania. Matt spends most of his free time online shopping for clothing that he doesn't need, perfecting the art of eye-rolling, and indulging in all forms of pop culture.

Even as the flood waters begin to recede, the wrath of Hurricane Harvey isn’t over in Texas.

Groups of fire ants have found the need to join together as a way to survive and ride out the storm. The formation of tiny ant islands is made possible sticky pads underneath their feet. Known for their painful bites, these ant clusters should be avoided at all costs.

I really think I'd pass out.

As if the people of Texas didn’t already have enough to worry about. For those helping with the hurricane relief efforts, let this be a reminder to dress for just about anything…including fire ants.

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