Invasive species

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This is an example of another invasive species that we are trying to ensure it doesnt establish in Tonga.

The Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) is a serious threat to Tonga as it is spreading quickly in Australia. It is related to our native “lo kula” but has an extremely painful sting that will show swelling and blisters. Read more about this ant species

There is only a small window of opportunity left to wipe out the red fire ant, according to a report obtained by the ABC.