Bizarre Fire Ants Create Rafts to Sur...

Bizarre Fire Ants Create Rafts to Survive Frequent Floods

There are 2 comments on the Scientific American story from Nov 26, 2013, titled Bizarre Fire Ants Create Rafts to Survive Frequent Floods. In it, Scientific American reports that:

An ant raft stays on top of the water surface even when it is hardly pressed by a branch -- showing water repellency and buoyancy.

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Allentown, PA

#2 Nov 27, 2013
I think people can learn alot from these insects. Ever watch a working ant bring food to the nest? They work as a team well together.

They have a great networking system, and wouldn't you know....NO INTERNET !!

Get a piece of paper out and start taking down some tips.

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#3 Nov 27, 2013
They have their own internet. INsect TERmite NETwork. ;-)

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