Crazy Rasberry Ants Invade Texas

Reports of this are spreading all over the internet like, err, ants, so I thought I might as well join in. Hordes of an unusual kind of ant, known as “crazy” because they’re a bit odd, and “Rasberry”, not because of a typo, but because of the name of the man who encountered them, are swarming (or whatever it is ants do) around Houston, Texas.

This wouldn’t normally be all that newsworthy outside Texas, but these ants are different: they’ve developed a taste for electronic equipment…

Billions of electronic-eating ‘crazy rasberry ants’ invade Texas – Times Online

All together now:

And I for one, welcome our new insect overlords….