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Zombie Ants!
October 7, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

The Halloween season brings in hordes of scary creatures, from vampires to monsters to mummies. If we only look to the ant world, we can find all three. But these are not the scariest Halloween creatures to be found among the ants. Ant Zombies! In the tropical regions of the world, millions of ants are following […]

Because That’s How You Get Ants: Flooding Causes Displaced Critters to Run for Shelter, Too
April 18, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Most of you probably didn’t make it in to work today, and after my short drive to the Houston Museum of Natural Science this morning, I would say that was a good call. There were plenty of cars stalled in intersections, and I watched a sixteen-wheeler make a U-turn on 288 because the water level […]

ANTS! [Cockrell Butterfly Center]
January 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

I would say that my feelings about ants are very mixed at the moment. photo credit: williamcho As an Entomologist, I’m absolutely fascinated by ants. Who wouldn’t be fascinated by these tiny insects that form amazingly complex and efficient societies that parallel those of humans? Millions of Ants We often think of ourselves as the […]

Adventures Among Ants
September 6, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Ants are endlessly fascinating.  They seem so HUMAN in the way they bustle around, cooperating in all things whether building great metropolises, hauling food, overcoming enemies or taking care of their queen and their baby sisters.  They epitomize industry and selfless devotion to the cause – their colony.  Of course as children we may have […]



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