How Crazy Ants Carry Heavy Loads

Ants are most effective when they work in organized groups, according to a study recently published in the journal Nature Communications. Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel have shown that when longhorn crazy ants follow a strategy of scout-leader and carriers, they can transport food and other objects that far outweigh what a single ant could move.

Click here to read more about how ants work together to move their food: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/07/150728-crazy-ants-collective-intelligence-behavior-animals-navigation/

EDITOR: Jason Kurtis
VIDEO COURTESY: Ehud Fonio, Aviram Gelblum, and Ofer Feinerman

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