The Ants Came Marching

The ants have arrived! All 36 of them came alive and active. If you’ve ever wondered how ants are shipped, wonder no more: they are bottled up in a little tube and delivered right to your postbox!

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Before introducing the ants to their new habitat, as suggested I poked 4 holes into the gel; this helps the ants figure out what to do with the gel.

And in they went!

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Since the gel is naturally foreign to the ants, it could take up to 48 hours for them to get comfortable and start doing anything really cool.

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They currently seem less interested in the gel, and more interested in climbing the habitat walls, and what appears to be grooming each other. Though it looks like a few might be nibbling at the gel.

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Up close the ants are actually pretty cute!

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And of course, the Ant Cam:

Music provided by Johnny Dennis, ha.

Stay tuned as these ants begin their exploration!

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