As if the flooding wasn’t bad enough….
Flood waters pose a number of risks, and displaced wildlife is one of them.
Fire Ants are known to use a floating technique to escape flooding – they can create ‘islands’ in less than two minutes and hold together for several days.
— Gadi Schwartz (@GadiNBC) September 17, 2018
Update: major flood waters rising about to inundate I40 north of Wilmington NC. State police shutting it down. Water came up 1.5 feet in 30 min. Fire ant barges saving their colonies @breakingweather @accuweather #Florence pic.twitter.com/xP64YwuGjJ
— Reed Timmer (@ReedTimmerAccu) September 15, 2018
— Jeremy Moore (@JeremyDanMoore) September 16, 2018