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Fun Facts About Ants – Colonial Pest Control

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  • 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 in Southern California.
  • The butt of an Australian green ant has a similar taste to lime.
  • It is believed that ants have existed on this planet for 130 million years.
  • The sting of a bullet ant is powerful enough to paralyse a tarantula.
  • The world’s biggest ant is the bullet ant, which is found in the Panama jungle. These critters can grow up to 1.6 inches.
  • The strongest ant is the leafcutter ant, which can lift 50 times its body weight.
  • In tropical regions, ants make up 25% of the mass of all fauna.
  • The average black garden ant has a lifespan longer than the average dog. (15 years).