Smelly Ants Invade Hawaii, Endanger Native Plants
A common pest in the mainland United States known for its tropical smell now has a tropical habitat to go along with it. Odorous house ants-so called because they tend to invade houses and smell like coconut when smashed-have found their way to Hawaii. And, according to Purdue Univ. entomologist Grzegorz Buczkowski, it doesn’t seem as though they have plans to end their vacations.
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