Exotic Insects
8:17 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Scary Termite Invader Returns To Broward

They're Back: Tree termites, with their special set of skills that increase their threat potential, have a new foothold in Dania Beach.
Credit University of Florida

State pest control officials are renewing the war against a versatile and destructive termite they thought they had defeated a decade ago.

But the tree termites -- mobile, airborne, prolific and voracious -- have gained a new foothold in Broward County. Experts who met Wednesday to develop a termite strategy say the insects have overrun a square mile of Dania Beach.

The usual anti-termite tactics won’t work this time, they say, because:

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