Things you didn’t know about ants

Strong ant

From the article  “10 Frightening Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Ants“. 10) Ants are as old as the dinosaurs …ants first arose in the mid-Cretaceous period — about 110—130 million years ago… 9) Ants have already survived a mass extinction event The Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event… 8) Ants have conquered almost the entire globe With …

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What is an ant?

Scheme ant worker anatomy

The word “ant” 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 ants are Antarctica and a few remote or inhospitable islands. Ant societies have division of labour, communication between individuals, and an ability to solve complex problems. Ants …

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What do ants do in the winter?

Ants just seem to go away in the late fall and we don’t see them again til spring. So, where do they go? Are they hibernating? I found the answer to that question at, thank you Ben Rubin. … As I am sure you know, ants, like most insects, don’t do very well in …

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