Ant Anatomy 101

As insects, ants have three body parts, the head, thorax, and abdomen, along with jointed legs and a pair of antennae. They also have...
How Hollywood Gets Ants Wrong

How Hollywood Gets Ants Wrong

If you're a movie lover, you may have noticed there are a wide variety of films that feature ants. From Marvel's "Ant-Man" to Pixar's...

Are You Allergic to Ants?

Ants are one of the most prolific creatures on the planet. The belief is that 10 billion billion ants roam the world. Given their...
What Do Ants Actually Eat?

What Do Ants Actually Eat?

While we typically picture ants stealing food from a picnic basket or raiding the sugar jar in the kitchen, these tiny and industrious creatures...

Just How Clever Are Ants?

Dogs use their keen sense of smell to help us find everything from drugs to cancer. Chimpanzees use tools to crack open nuts for...
The Intricacies of Ant Hills

The Intricacies of Ant Hills

If you've ever experienced an ant infestation in your home, then you know one of the most important steps to removing these pests is...

5 Ant Supercolonies: All About the World’s Largest Ant Colonies

During the thousands of years that humans have been on Earth, we've gone around and colonized almost every part of the planet. What many...

4 Ant Traits That Would Be Superhuman

If you're like many people, then you've always dreamed of having superpowers. While superpowers may be impossible for humans, there is one insect species...
Why Do Ants Fight?

Why Do Ants Fight?

Ants are some of the most recognizable pests you can experience in your home. However, in addition to being annoying, ants can also be...

All About the Ants in Space Project

In the beginning of space exploration, scientists sent chimpanzees, rabbits, frogs, mice, and even a dog to space. Now, ants have also joined that...