A close-up of the head of a fire ant. Photo: Corbis

‘Worse than redback spiders’: the Chinese insect invasion threatening Japan

The discovery of red fire ants – known for aggression and a bite that can prove deadly – could prove more of a problem than the venomous spiders that arrived from Australia more than a decade ago, experts warn

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A close-up of the head of a fire ant. Photo: Corbis
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