The nest or home of the colony of weaver ants; I read somewhere that this is among the most complex amongst ant’s nest. Knowing how they constructed it made me understand why. It is really admirable to watch them build … Continue reading
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Anything To Please The Queen.
I found this group of weaver ants one morning carrying what seems to be a kind of fly or a bee, going up a tree. It is a common knowledge that ant can carry twenty times its body weight, so … Continue reading
Trophallaxis: When Ants Kissed.
Watching the coming and goings of ants, I had often wondered what is it they are doing once they meet with each other on the way in spite of their busy life. It seems they stop to kiss or have … Continue reading
And The Unusually Big Ones.
My nephew found these among the leaves of the star-apple tree. They’re more than 15mm in length and unlike the ordinary ants, they move so slow given their unusual large size. I assume this two is a male and a … Continue reading
The Ones Who Rarely Keep Still
“Don’t be lazy, be like the ants. Learn their ways and be wise.” I grew up hearing these words from the elders, and it often made me wonder if ants do sleep. And how would they? They haven’t got any … Continue reading