Have you ever encountered an Army Ant Death Spiral? Also known as an ant mill, it's a freaky phenomenon where a cluster of army ants become separated from the main foraging party. This can cause them to lose the pheromone track, and in turn they begin following each other in a never-ending spiral. Sometimes, the ants spiral until they die from exhaustion. There is a strange, hypnotic beauty about these ants spiraling themselves to death.
In this video, ants build bridges in mid-air using just their bodies. The video shows a sped-up version of how the ant bridge gets formed and then crossed by other ants. Some of the ants even carry large crumbs across the bridge. I think it's pretty cool that despite not being able to talk with… READ THE REST
Terry Prouty, aka "The Hornet Boy," collects wasp nests as a form of therapy. Wasps nests are pretty incredible looking if you get the chance to safely view one up close. Prouty explains that wasps make their nests by scraping wood fibers from fences and buildings, and then mix it with their saliva. It's a… READ THE REST
Vespa mandarinia, also known as "murder hornets," are a menace to bees. They "can brutally attack and wipe out entire honeybee colonies in hours," reports Smithsonian Magazine. "Once the hornets infiltrate a nest, they remove the hive's brood and take bee larvae and pupae back to their nests to feed their own young." In this… READ THE REST
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