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How to get rid of ants…

Where do they come from? What do they want? How can I get rid of them? Most common ants live outside in the ground, in nests or ant hills. Several hills and nests can make up one colony. The queen ant (which can live up to 30 years) runs the place and is responsible for… read more »

When do ants wake up from hibernation?

STAGE 1: As it starts to warm up in the Spring (or even late winter), a few ants will start to become active inside the nest. You may even see one or two walking on the snow if it’s sunny enough. STAGE 2: After four or five days of temperatures above freezing (+5 c / +41… read more »

Ophiocordyceps fungus vs. an ant

Video+timelapse by @anandavarma for @natgeo. This ant is infected with ophiocordyceps fungus. The beginning of the video shows the ant in its last hours of life, twitching under the control of the mind-controlling parasitic fungus. The fungus made the ant crawl up the plant and bite down on the edge of the leaf. The fungus… read more »

100 Fun Facts About Ants – Colonial Pest Control

Thank you to Colonial Pest Control for these – 100 Fun Facts About Ants! Ants are strong little devils! As a matter of fact, they can carry 50 times their own body weight! There are over 10,000,000,000,000,000 ants on the earth right now. The world’s largest ant colony spans 600 miles and can be found… read more »

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