Despite being tiny, ants never cease to fascinate us. They have incredible colony systems, and with myrmecologists digging deeper into their mysteries we start to understand their world. Let’s go through the basics of being an ant!
Winged ants are males and new queens. They need their wings to fly off to mate.
Even though ants can’t talk, they have many other ways of communicating. They use scents, touch and sound!
Ants have a unique insect body and are easily recognisable. They come in different colours and sizes, but are all built the same way.
Being an ant involves being born into your colony vocation. They are divided into castes, all having their own duties and responsibilities.
Coming up! We’ll dive into the food requirements of ants.