Ants: Day 10

The pANTemonium continues! Well, mostly. Action has been rather subdued the past few days. It’s harder to count the ants now, with all the tunnels and gel mountains on top, but it appears the remaining 34 are alive and well.


Ant Fact: Ants do not have lungs; oxygen enters through tiny holes all over the body and carbon dioxide leaves through those same holes.

Ants also don’t have blood vessels; their heart is a long tube that pumps colorless blood from the head back to the rear, and then back up to the head again.


Anyone who studies ants is considered a myrmecologist. Early myrmecologists considered ant society as the ideal form of society and sought to find solutions to human problems by studying them. If only we were as simple as ants…


Almost there little ants!

Ant Cam:


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