Ants: Farmers, Engineers, Warriors, Workers and Royalty

Ants: Farmers, Engineers, Warriors, Workers and Royalty

Ants are a fascinating group of insects capable of achieving so many great things. Today ants are the most numerous living creatures on the planet with the largest biomass of any other animal.  For comparison, the combined weight of all ants on earth is more than the...
Argentine Ants and Chemical Warfare

Argentine Ants and Chemical Warfare

In their quest for world domination, Argentine ants have successfully conquered 6 continents and many islands.  How did they do this?  Easily, their multi-queen colonies, adaptive abilities (conquering changes in their environment) and their nomadic lifestyles), have...