How Fire Ants Form Towers More Than 30 Ants High – Atlas Obscura


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How Fire Ants Form Towers More Than 30 Ants High
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Fire ants may not be cute or cuddly, but they have some pretty cool tricks. They can form rafts to survive floods, and researchers have now figured out how they form towers to escape danger or surmount obstacles. The ants don’t consciously decide to
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