Sign in
Download Opera News App



Health Living


Physical Exercise and Bodybuilding

14 Things You Need To Know About Ants

Ants play an important role in the environment. Ants turn and aerate the soil, allowing water and oxygen to reach plant roots. Most humans hate ants because they are seen as a source to food spoilage and also harms humans (bite).

In this article, we'll be looking at 14 things you need to know about these tiny creatures.

1. Ants do not have lungs.

2. Ants do not have ears.

3. Ants are farmers.

4. Ants have two stomachs.

5. Ants can swim.

6. Ants are slave owners.

7. Ants are as old as dinosaurs.

8. There are more than 12,000 species of ants worldwide.

9. An ant can lift 20 times its body weight.

10. Some queen ants can live for years and have millions of offspring.

11. When ants fight, they usually fight to the death.

12. When the colony's queen dies, the colony can only survive for a few months.

13. Ants can live for two hours without oxygen.

14. Ants have no blood.

Content created and supplied by: barbaraagyeman006 (via Opera News )


Load app to read more comments