Turning over a rock

These guys appear to be at the Larvae stage. The ant life cycle is a form of ‘metamorphosis‘, it is the same process a caterpillar uses to change into a butterfly (Egg – Larvae – Pupae – Adult). The life cycle process can take any where from a few weeks to up to a year… read more »

Some light reading “The Ants”

A friend of mine (who obviously knows me well) got me a book for my birthday! The Ants is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, written in 1990, by Bert Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson. It was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1991. – wikipedia I found it on Amazon for $174.00…. read more »

Interested in a pet ant?

Have you ever heard of AntsCanada? Me either… AntsCanada is an organization promoting the pet ant keeping hobby, myrmecology, ecology, and habitat conservation.

How ants walk

Here’s a pretty cool video showing the physics of an ant walk… It’s a tweet from @SciencePorn. How ants walk. — SciencePorn (@SciencePorn) September 6, 2014