Different Types and Facts of Ants
* There are more than 12,000 species of ants all over the world.
*An ant can lift 20 times its own body weight. If a second grader was as strong as an ant, she would be able to pick up a car.
*Some queen ants can live for many years and have millions of babies!
*Ants don’t have ears. Ants "hear" by feeling vibrations in the ground through their feet.
*When ants fight, it is usually to the death!
* When foraging, ants leave a pheromone trail so that they know where they’ve been,
*Queen ants have wings, which they shed when they start a new nest.
*Ants don’t have lungs.Oxygen enters through tiny holes all over the body and carbon dioxide leaves through the same holes.
*When the queen of the colony dies, the colony can only survive a few months. Queens are rarely replaced and the workers are not able to reproduce.
Edited by Vanampaadi, 17 January 2016 - 04:03 AM.