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About Ants

We all know about the amazing abilities of antsThey live in large, interconnected colonies, can lift a weight that is greater than themselves several times and coordinate their actions with incredible accuracy.
But much of what makes ants awesome, can make them formidable foes. 

Here are some of the strengths of these insects

Ants are as old as dinosaurs

Ants have survived mass extinction

Ants have conquered almost the whole world

One group of ants won six continents

The total population of ants is much higher than the population of the Earth

Some ants are fairly large

Ants collective intelligence

In some parts of the world, ants make up over a quarter of the biomass of animals

Ants cooperate with other

The ants practice slavery

Ants build many different types of homes. Many ants build simple little mounds out of dirt or sand.

It is estimated that there are about 20,000 different species of ants. For this reason ants have been called Earth's most successful species.


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