True or false? Fire ants both sting and bite.

 

True. “Technically they bite and sting. When they bite, they clamp to your skin with their two strong pincers. Because of this it takes a lot of vigorous brushing to get them off. After biting, they sting by swinging their tail to and fro. One biting fire ant can sting you six to eight times.”

How to Treat Fire Ant Bites

 


Question #9

True or false? According to the CDC, the best way to remove a tick is sticking a hot match head to it or covering it in petroleum jelly.

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