H/T to Uncle;
Sounds like a movie script. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have brought in a South American fly to Texas. It purpose you ask? To lay eggs in fire ants that then eat their brain and leave them walking around zombie-like for up to 2 weeks.
University study to control fire ants, by introducing a parasite that eats brains.
What's the worst that could happen?
I'm going to go ahead and build some of those black rifles. Just sayin'.