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The Life of an Ant (Infographic)

With thousands of species of ants crawling beneath your feet every day, in cities and rural areas, you'd think we'd know our six-legged pals. But of course they're tiny and many don't make a peep. So here's a close-up glance at the lives of ants, some ben

With thousands of species of ants crawling beneath your feet every day, in cities and rural areas, you'd think we'd know our six-legged pals. But of course they're tiny and many don't make a peep. So here's a close-up glance at the lives of ants, some benign and some with painful bites. (Image credit: Karl Tate, LiveScience Contributor)
Karl Tate
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.