This photo provided by the City Of Costa Mesa shows a Big-Headed. This invasive species of big-headed ants has been found in the front yard of a Costa Mesa home, prompting a full canvassing of the neighborhood as agricultural officials work to understand the scope of the problem. The ants aren't considered dangerous, although they're known for aggressively invading homes. (AP Photo/Courtesy Of City Of Costa Mesa)

This photo provided by the City Of Costa Mesa shows a Big-Headed. This invasive species of big-headed ants has been found in the front yard of a Costa Mesa home, prompting a full canvassing of the neighborhood as agricultural officials work to understand the scope of the problem. The ants aren't considered dangerous, although they're known for aggressively invading homes. (AP Photo/Courtesy Of City Of Costa Mesa)

Spam to be used to lure invasive big-headed ants

The Associated Press

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COSTA MESA, Calif. — California agriculture officials are on the hunt for an invasive species of ant that’s been spotted in an Orange County yard -- and they’ll use Spam as bait.

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