Queen ants in captivity have been known to live as long as 20 years.
Ants hate vinegar.
All ocean liners have ants.
Some ants have eyes, some don’t.
There is only one general in an army ant column...a queen.
South American soldier ants march about a mile every 3 hours.
Ants (and man) are the only animals that wage war in battle formations.
St. Patrick is credited with having driven the ants out of Puerto Rico.
Ants follow an ant trail. If it intersects with itself to complete a circle, they may walk in that circle until they fall dead. Ants don’t foresee.
Only female ants can sting.
Ants hate termites. Termites hate ants.
In 1930 somebody in Syria captured a pair of hamsters. All of the world’s caged hamsters descend from that pair, or so say the historical footnotes.