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Slave-making Ants Go After the Strong Rather Than the Weak

June 17th, 2016

Scientists used to assume that slavemaker ants would target weak colonies when sending their raiding parties to steal away pupae. However, they have recently discovered that they actually choose to go after fewer stronger colonies rather than targeting more weak ones. The ants associate strong defenses with stronger ant populations. By choosing to go after…

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Ants Attempt Daring Rescue of Trapped Relatives

May 27th, 2016

Scientists have discovered that ants will actually form rescue teams to go and save relatives that have become caught in traps. After hearing of reports about ants attempting these recue attempts, scientists put together their own study to test the theory. Researchers took one ant from a colony and tied it up with a nylon…

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Ants Attempt Daring Rescue of Trapped Relatives

May 17th, 2016

Scientists have discovered that ants will actually form rescue teams to go and save relatives that have become caught in traps. After hearing of reports about ants attempting these recue attempts, scientists put together their own study to test the theory. Researchers took one ant from a colony and tied it up with a nylon…

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Ant School Teachers

May 11th, 2016

Ant School Teachers Human adults teach their young how to fend for themselves in this world through demonstration and hands on activities. Apparently, adult ants teach their young pupils in much the same way, taking them out on foraging quests and teaching them how to find food. A new study revealed that ants teach their…

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Georgia Ant Control Experts | Bug Busters USA

September 2nd, 2014

Most species of ants are considered ‘nuisance pests,’ meaning that they don’t pose a significant threat to health or property, but are an annoyance when found indoors. In fact, ants are the number one nuisance pest in the United States. Some species of ants, however, can pose threats to health and property. Carpenter ants, for…

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Six Steps to an Ant Free Home

October 23rd, 2012

Six Steps to an Ant Free Home Simple prevention tips you can do today   If you have never encountered ants in your house, office or school, count yourself among the lucky few. But if you’re like most people, you’ve fought your fair share of battles against this annoying pest – whether it’s a nest…

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Missing elderly woman found in fire ant nest

June 3rd, 2011

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Ants, ants everywhere this summer

August 23rd, 2010

Fort Mill, S.C., resident Angela Dykes’ cat, Prissy, discovered the invaders. It was June when Dykes noticed Prissy playing with something – and when she walked over, she found her cat pawing a trail of ants. “I saw that the trail led from our breakfast area to our fridge, and when I pulled it out,…

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