Fire Ants Create Lifeboat To Survive Flooding

If I didn't see this with my own eyes I wouldn't believe it! Watch as these Fire ants in the Amazon rain forest form a lifeboat of sorts made of ants. They are so light that the surface tension of the ants alone keeps them floating. Nature never ceases to amaze...

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1 comment:

Jerry said...

Fire ants in the southern United states do the same thing. If you could see one in the water, you were probably going to get ant bites, they would drift off of the main ball in clumps, I dont know if they swam back or not.

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