What do ants do in the winter?

Though ants don’t actually “hibernate”, they do take it easy and remain pretty inactive in their nests in the Fall and Winter. When the temperature starts to drop below +5 C (+41 F), ants become sluggish and retreat to their nests. Some ants actively collect and store food in their nests for the Winter. During …

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Empire of The Ants – Movie

One of the best ant movies of all time! If you’re freaked out by ants, count yourself lucky, at least you’re not dealing with some sleazy real-estate developer in the Florida everglades and giant super-smart radioactive ants! Empire of the Ants with Joan Collins and Robert Lansing (1977) may not be theee perfect movie for …

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The real Ant-Man and Ant Tacos

The real Ant-Man, Brian Fisher! “All I do is Ants, I reasearch ants, I study ants, I teach ants, I eats ants!” “You eat them?” “Well, they’re tasty actually. You can get them in tacos…” [pause video], Okay Google; are ant tacos a thing? Yes, apparently an ant taco is a thing. Yum.

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The Ant Life Cycle

The ant life cycle has five stages… Nuptial flight (flying ants land and mate) Egg (small oval shaped eggs) Larva (grow in size as they are fed by adult ants – look like rice) Pupa (silk-like cocoon – ant body takes shape inside) Adult (ant) The whole process can take 8-10 weeks in warmer climates …

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What is this, a movie for ants?!

Another big victory for the ant kingdom this weekend! Top Ten Movies from over the weekend [source]… Ant-Man and the Wasp – $76,030,000 Incredibles 2 – $29,021,000 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – $28,585,000 The First Purge – $17,150,000 Sicario: Day of the Soldado – $7,300,000 Uncle Drew – $6,625,000 Ocean’s 8 – $5,285,000 Tag – …

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Flying ants – everywhere!

So, you walk into a place and ask to use the washroom. Um… that’s okay, I can wait ’til the next stop. Mating flight! Look at all of these crazy Atta cephalotes males. They found the right bathroom! #tropics #fieldwork #uconneeb #laselvalife pic.twitter.com/6XRtcqRWzz — Erin Kuprewicz (@ErinKup) June 15, 2018

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How to get rid of ants…

Here’s what to do when you spot ants Watch the ants for a while, see if you can tell where they came from and what they’re looking for. Note: Resist the urge to just “squish all the ants”, they give off a scent when squished that will attract others, also you’ll need them to be …

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The Exploding Ant

Exploding Ant

Have you heard about the exploding ant?! This ant is so bad@ss, that when it’s threatened it will raise up it’s rear-end as a warning – THEN – if the warning is ignored, “the ant then chomps down on itself, flexing so hard that its abdomen bursts with yellow, sticky, toxic goo” . Scientists have actually …

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