Living Rafts Carry Fire Ants to Safety

Living Rafts Carry Fire Ants to Safety

Huckleberry Finn was an amature raft builder and river rafter, when compared to Red Imported Fire ants. As fire ants are flooded out of their underground nests, they hold onto each other for dear life, forming a fire ant flotilla that allows them to survive. Actually,...
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...