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Study: Saharan silver ants are the world’s fastest despite relatively short legs


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#1 Offline StopSpazzing - Posted October 30 2019 - 6:53 AM

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https://www.sciencen...vely-short-legs
> Ant Keeping Wiki is back up! Currently being migrated from old wiki. :)Looking to adopt out: Crematogaster sp. (Acrobat Ants) colonies

#2 Offline FSTP - Posted October 30 2019 - 6:57 AM

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I think that's the same study referenced here: https://www.formicul...=+fastest +ants



#3 Offline OhNoNotAgain - Posted October 30 2019 - 7:51 AM

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Wowza, galloping ants! Cool.

I'd hate to think about how hot their setups would need to be.


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