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Nov 15, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some spiders are such ant wanna-be's that they resemble, act like, and hang out with ants, even forming mini colonies to foil ant-hating predators.
Oct 1, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Mirror turtle ant is the first known ant species to practice visual mimicry to live off the fruits of another ant species.
Sep 9, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A chunk of amber preserves the exact moment, 50 million years ago, when a mite attached itself to an ant's head and began to feast. Continue reading →
Mar 31, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Six new species of blood-sucking Dracula ant has been discovered in Madagascar.
Feb 19, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Resourceful ants know what to do during a flood: They build a raft and stick the queen right in the middle of it. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2011 01:45 PM ET // Amy Enchelmeyer
When falling from forested canopy, these ants can zip themselves out of a free fall and back into the safety of the treetops.