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Science Experiment: Fire Ants Refuse To Be Drowned By Forming Collective Raft

Posted by YBMW Staff on April 26th, 2011
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Every wanted to know what happens when you try to force a cluster of fire ants into water? No? Well Georgia Institute of Technology engineering professor David Hu and his graduate student Nathan J. Mlot did and the results are quite astonishing. Don’t believe us? Watch for yourself. Apparently they “cannot” be drowned due to the collectivist raft that they form.

My suggestion? Push them down harder and them keep them there.

Source: Reddit

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