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Things That Are Neat: Ants!

English: Two Plectroctena sp. ants, either P. ...
English: Two Plectroctena sp. ants, either P. mandibularis or P. strigosa. Each ant was about 15-20mm long. Pictured in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Français : Deux fourmis du genre Plectroctena sp. (soit P. mandibularis, soit P. strigosa). Chaque fourmi mesure 15 à 20 mm de long. Photo prise à Dar es Salaam, en Tanzanie. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ants are super neat.  There’s like a billion different varieties of ‘em, and they do all sorts of things.  There are farmer ants who grow a fungus that they then eat, and there are ants that like do things with plants, and there are ants that fight other ants and just about every ant is super strong.  So you know that’s pretty cool.  I’ve heard that there are tons of ant species we don’t even know about yet.  That’s awesome!  I wanna discover an ant, but I don’t know how.  I guess I’d have to start digging in dirt or something and maybe go “HEY ANTS!” so they’d come out and say “WHAT?  WE’RE BUSY HERE!” and I’d then apologize.  People shouldn’t be rude to ants.  They shouldn’t be rude to people either, but that doesn’t have anything to do with ants.  That’s just common sense. Continue reading