Amazing facts of Ants

  • Scientific name of ant is Formicidae.
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  • Do you know that ants can lift 50 times more than their own weight.
  • Ants have been in existence on this earth for about 130 million years.
  • There are about 15 thousand species of ants present on this whole earth.
  • But ants of the same species are never the same. There is a lot of difference between them.
  • Do you know that ants live longer than dogs.
  • There are one million ants behind every person on this earth.
  • The total population of ants on the whole earth is around 10,00,000,000,000,000,000.
  • Ants are not found in polar regions and snowy peaks of mountains.
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  • This tunnel made by ants is called Basti.
  • A species called fire ant sleeps about 9 hours in a day.
  • The settlements made by the green ant found in Australia can extend to 12 trees.
  • After death, if the fluid coming out of the body of ants is poured on other ants, then other ants will also start thinking of them as dead.
  • If an ant is thrown from the plane, nothing will happen to it.
  • Ants can also make a “super brain” by joining together.
  • In the year 1930, 3 people died due to ant bites.
  • The Australian Bulldog Ant Ants was behind these three deaths.
  • This bulldog ant is considered the most dangerous ant in the world. Biting it once causes severe pain and severe burning for several minutes. Which many people cannot bear.
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  • That is why ants cannot hear, they can hear any object through the waves emanating from it.
  • Scientists believe that there are more than 2.5 lakh brain cells inside ants.
  • There can be from 100 to millions of ants in a herd of ants.
  • Ants have no color in their blood, so you cannot see their blood.
  • Ants are not found in Antarctica and Arctic continent.
  • Settlements made by ants are also multi-storeyed.
  • Ants live on the upper floor in winter and on the lower floor in summer.
  • Do you know that all the humans in the world and all the ants in the world have the same mass?
  • Lifespan of common ants can be around 20 to 25 years.
  • If the same thing talks about queen ants, then she can live for 30 years.
  • Do you know that ants do not have lungs in their body.
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  • Do you know that ants can stay in water all day because they do not have lungs.
  • Ants have the longest life span of any insect on earth.
  • There were some ants who do animal husbandry and their name of this animal is a worm called aphid, which they take captive in their house.
  • Ants feed this insect on leaves and soft twigs.
  • When the ants are hungry, they caress the back of their pet animal i.e. aphid worm, due to which honey-like juice comes out from the back of its stomach, which the ants satisfy their hunger by licking.
  • This worm is very delicate, which ants provide food and protection. In return, they get food facilities.
  • Do you know that ants have two stomachs.
  • Ants keep food for themselves in their first stomach and food for other ants in their second stomach.
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  • There are 4 stages of development of ants- egg-egg
    larva-larva
    pupa-pupa
    adult-adult
  • The ant which gets good nutrition and care in the larval stage determines its adult form. Due to this good nutrition, their wings develop and they become queen ants.
  • Most ants become worker ants when they do not get good nutrition and care in the larval stage.
  • The queen ant is bigger in size than other ants.
  • There are 3 types of ants in ant settlements. Queen Ant
    Female Workers Ants
    Male Ant
  • The job of the queen ant is to reproduce only. The queen ant sheds its wings during the first breeding season.
  • If the same person talks about the male ant, then his job is only to have sex with the queen ant. And this male ant does not live for long after mating once.
  • Female worker ants are only there to do. These ants are unable to reproduce.
  • ​​Not all ants have wings, only male and queen ants have wings.
  • In the ant colony, 20 percent of the ants are such, which do not do any work.
  • Ants are considered a symbol of unity, they do the biggest work together.
  • After the death of the queen ant, the ants of the entire colony die within a few months.
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  • Ants do not have ears.
  • Which acid is found in ant sting? (Formic Acid)
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