Factors that contribute to the success of invasive species in an ecosystem:
2. Frequently bringing in foreign diseases that prevent native species from growing.
3. Can use resources that aren't used by other organisms.
Environmental factors that might have determined the pattern of fire ant invasion:
2. the available space and unlimited resources
Methods of eradicating or slowing the spread of these ants and the environmental consequences of each method:
2. introduce a predator: Long-term effects (positive or negative) on other
species when fire ant population decreases.