Bullet and greenhead ants produce toxins they inject with every sting, which prolong nerve signals to the brain and lead to trembling, uncontrollable and long-lasting pain in mammals.
Scientists have identified a mutant strain of clonal raider ants that look like miniature queens and evolved quickly because of a single "supergene" mutation.
Crazy ant colonies in North America are being driven to extinction by a fungus that targets the invasive pest species.
Larval ant queen is covered in 'doorknob-like' lumps in the images. Scientists have no idea what all those "doorknob-like" lumps are for.
Asian honey bees rally against giant hornet invasions with an acoustic response that resembles the alarm shrieks of birds, primates and other social mammals.
Video and computer modeling shows how fire ants create bridge extensions from their enormous rafts, made of tightly packed ants numbering in the tens of thousands.
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