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Fire ants look like a island however anything floating becomes target and most likely will sink of heavy ants.
A bug's life: Fire ants have strict societal structures: Ants in photo from left to right ~ three worker ants, a queen ant and a male
Red Fire Ants work together to make it from their flooded nest. Looks like the ant on top is a saved ant, however this is all to save the queen and I'm amazed to view how many fire ants are in one colony of there underground tunnels.
About 3,000 fire ants spreading out on water forming a raft:
When you are trying to keep your head above water, the last thing you want is someone grabbing hold of you. Unless you're an ant, that is, when it turns out the best way to stay afloat is to stick together.
Scientists have revealed how the insects avoid mass drownings in the rain forests by clinging to one another to form huge rafts from their bodies. Read More about 2011 study:
Flourishing Texas gator population
Texas' alligator population, which numbered just a few thousand when they were protected by state and federal laws in the late 1960s, has exploded over the past half-century. The 22 Texas counties with the highest concentrations of alligators (so-called "core" alligator counties in southeast Texas and along the upper and middle coast) hold at least 500,000 gators
Fire ant is the common name for several species of ants in the genus Solenopsis. They are, however, only a minority in the genus, which includes over 200 species of Solenopsis worldwide. Solenopsis are stinging ants and most of their common names reflect this, for example, ginger ants and tropical fire ants.
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