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17 AMAZING ANT FACTS

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Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees. Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the Cretaceous period, about 140 million years ago. So We concluded some most amazing facts about ANT.

Here are the 17 interesting facts about ANT.

ant fact

The total weight of all the ants in the world is the same as, if not larger than that of all humans.

Some ants can support up to 100x their own weight upside down on glass.

Some ants can support up to 100x their own weight upside down on glass.

fire ant

Fire ants cause an estimated $5 billion worth of damage in North America per year.

ant age

Ants are the longest living of all insects, living for up to 30 years.

ant colony

The largest ant colony ever found was over 6000 Km or 3750 miles wide.

ant is one of the worlds' strongest creature

The ant is one of the worlds' strongest creature in relation to its size.

Ants move an estimated 50 tons of soil per year

Ants move an estimated 50 tons of soil per year in one square mile.

There are over 12,000 known different species of ants.

There are over 12,000 known different species of ants.

Some ant species make slaves out of another ant species.

Some ant species make slaves out of another ant species.

male ants

Some ant species are asexual, they clone themselves and do not require any males.

ant can swim

Some ants can swim. Most ants can survive around 24 hours underwater.

ant have 2 stomachs

Ants have two stomachs, one to hold food for themselves, and one for others.

ant fact

Ants can be found on every continent accept ANTARCTICA.

ant can farm

Ants and humans are the only creatures that farm other creatures.

humans eat ants

In many parts of the world, ants are eaten by humans as a delicacy.

female ants are queen

All worker, soldier and queen ants are female.

ants worst enemies are ants

Ants worst enemies are not us, but other ants.

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