Ants can lift 4 times their body weight

Ants can lift 4 times their body weight

  1. There are over 12,000 Ant species worldwide.
  2. Ants are as old as dinosaurs.
  3. Some Ant species are asexual.
  4. Ants have two stomachs.
  5. Ants can lift 4 times their body weight.
  6. Ants don’t have lungs.
  7. Ants started farming long before Humans.
  8. Queen Ants have wings, which they shed when they start a new nest.
  9. The job of queen Ants is to lay eggs.
  10. The ant is one of the world’s strongest creatures in relation in its size.
  11. Ants don’t have ears. ( Ants use vibrations to hear )
  12. There are a lot of ants in the world. To put things in perspective, it is estimated that there are around 1 million ants for every 1 human in the world.
  13. Ants are found everywhere on earth except Antarctica.
  14. Ants can swim.
  15. The average life expectancy of an ant is 45 – 60 days.
  16. Some queen ants can live up to 30 years.
  17. The total biomass of all Ants on earth is roughly equal to the total biomass of all People on earth.
  18. Some Ants enslave other Ants.
  19. The army Ants of South America, can have as many as 7,00,000 members in its colony.
  20. In many parts of the world, Ants are eaten by Humans as a delicacy.

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