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Crazy Ants Wiping Out Christmas Island Crabs

SYDNEY (Reuters) - "Crazy Ants" are devouring the famous migrating land crabs of Australia's Christmas Island and may have killed off up to half the crab population in the past few years, a conservation official said on Wednesday.

Yes, they're actually called "crazy ants". (In case anybody didn't realize, Christmas Island is where .cx domains come from)

Originally posted on Wednesday, 2002-04-10 at 13:36:11.