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Ant sculpture. Photo by Flickr user P Pogo used under a Creative Commons License.
Ant sculpture by Flickr user P Pogo

Last week I asked readers of my daily newspaper column if they were having ant problems. I was curious, since ants have been trying (for weeks!) to carry my house away. I filled up my Sunday (Jan. 9) column with responses (“Ants in your pants? Me, too. It tickles”) and still had plenty left over. I don’t want them to go to waste, so here they are:


*** My ants are very creative. We came home from Lake Tahoe a few weekends ago to find they were living in my carnivorous plant!  The pitchers on my plant are so large and the ants so small, that they were wandering in and out again at will.  Must’ve been the local ant gang with some very high-risk behavior!  Love your column. (Karen in Kensington, CA)
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Posted on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
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