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The world's Largest Ant Colony (Amazing Video)
What do you think about ants? Ants are small animal who lived in colony, included in the class of insects. Most of ants are social insects of the family Formicidae. They don’t compete with one another for food and mates and food, protect, or breed for the greater good of all the colonies. Sometimes they look so aggressive, because they’re not relatives like individuals within each colony.
There’s a weird experiment has been conducted by the scientist from Japan and Spain. They had ant battles from several colonies around the world. Like: California, Japan, European supercolony and another smaller colony in Catalonia (Europe). These scientists watched the ants fight each other. The result is some of the colony from California and Japan and Europe all got along famously. But ants from the smaller supercolonies in Catalonia and Japan acted aggressively toward from other colonies. The conclusion from this research is ants recognize one another from chemical similarities on their cuticle.
The case above is an example how the scientist try to reveal more deep about this animal. They have a passion to discover and invent something which is new to the world, due to their continuous efforts to achieve something. There’s great news about the scientists investigated to find out how the subterranean cities of Ants looked like and I got this news completed with the video. Actually this isn’t recent news, but an old news maybe. Some of the video I got from YouTube had been posted in 2008. But my heart said, “I have to spread this news to the world”. Maybe this is my passion as a teacher.
Giant ant colony was found!
Scientists are excavating giant ant hill. From the video we can see how the Scientists used their efforts and got the success in finding the ant colonies. With the helped of mechanism digger (digging machines) the scientist remove tons of soils and dug out 10 tons of cement down under the tubes (a hole made by ants). This research was led by Prof. Louis Fortune. This research found some giant and complex structures made by ant. This is like a masterpiece amongst all. What does the structure look like? It’s like subterranean highways connected to the main chambers and it's like ants farm fungus gardens. This was amazing design made by ant colonies where this structure was provided shortest path of transporting with great ventilation facility, even how this animal has built their air conditioning system.The ventilation system has a purpose to release the large amounts of carbon dioxide generated by the garden and bring in fresh oxygenated air.
Wow….personally I can’t imagine how the small creature can make this structure. As we know that the most perfect creature is human because we completed by God with brain. From this research we know that ant is one of smart animal among other animal in this world.
It’s a marvelous design. Everything looks like has been design by proffesional architect. This kingdom and complex city was created by collective well by the ants colonies as the super organism. The structure about fifty square meters and goes five meters deep into the earth. To make this construction the ants colonies need about forty tons of soil. It’s a truly the wonder of the world. This was really giant colony of Ants. This structure seems to be equivalent to the building of Great Wall of China, though we can see this from the moon like the real great wall. The video shows that though ants are so small, their power cannot be underestimated during their work in unity. They must achieve great things despite their small size.
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I hope we can learn from this hub and remind us how togetherness still needed to achieve something, although difficult to do or outside of our minds. Special quotes for us: “But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. - Kahlil Gibran
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