Ants designate special corners in their nests as toilets: Study

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Feb 202015
 
Ants designate special corners in their nests as toilets: Study

Ants designate special corners in their nests as toilets, according to the first ever study done into where ants go to go, published in scientific journal Plos One. Researchers say that, ants housed in plaster nests either blue or red water to color their faeces, which helped the scientists keep track of who was dropping what where. Ants designate fixed corners exclusively for relieving themselves inside the nest. However, before anyone puts the “ant”, in “anthromorphize”, it isn’t quite clear that ants employ toilets for […]

What! Ants know when an Earthquake is about to strike?

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Apr 152013
 
What! Ants know when an Earthquake is about to strike?

A very shocking Research done by Germany, According to LiveScience, Ants can sense Earthquake a day in Advance. When an earthquake is about to strike their behavior changes significantly prior to the quake. Using a special camera, Berberich and his colleagues tracked that Ants’ behavior changed only when the quake was over magnitude 2. They find that Humans can also sense quakes of over magnitude 2 only. He find that before an Earthquake, the Ants don’t retreat into their mound in the night and bustled […]