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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Fun Facts About Ants – Colonial Pest Control

Thank you to Colonial Pest Control for these – 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 in …

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How Big Is The World’s Biggest Ant?

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The Biggest Living Ant The biggest living ant in the world today is the Queen Driver Ant which can grow up to 5 cm in length (1.96 inches). Dorylus, also known as Driver Ants, Safari Ants, or Siafu, is a large genus of army ants found primarily in central and east Africa, [source]. The Biggest …

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What is an ant?

Scheme ant worker anatomy

Are ants considered animals? Yes, ants are insects and belong to the Arthropoda phylum and class Insecta [source]. Ants are animals and can be considered “wildlife”. The word “ant”  actually means “the biter”. Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the mid-Cretaceous period. Ants have colonised almost every landmass on Earth. The only places lacking indigenous …

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When do ants wake up from hibernation?

Ant on ice

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 ants walking on the snow if it’s sunny enough. STAGE 2: After four or five days of temperatures above freezing (+5 c / …

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How fast can an ant run?

Saharan Silver Ants

If a Saharan silver ant were enlarged to human size, it could run as fast as 330 mph! A normal ant blown up to human size would run about 30 mph. In reality, regular ants travel at around 300 meters per hour (source) or 0.186 miles per hour. The fastest ants in the world are …

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Ant-Man and the Wasp – Official Trailer

Ant-Man and the Wasp is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters Scott Lang / Ant-Man and Hope van Dyne / Wasp. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is intended to be the sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man, and the twentieth film in the Marvel …

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