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Why are ants called ants?

The word "ant" is derived of a long line of words used throughout history to describe an "ant". " Ant " comes from the Middle English word " ante " which derives from the O ( Full Answer )
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What is a ant?

An ant is a weird thing that is so small it is edible and can be poisinous.
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Why do ants carry dead ants?

Ants have different types of jobs. Some ants gather food, some ants dig tunnels, some ants carry the dead and waste products from their nests and put them in "dumpster" areas. ( Full Answer )
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How many ants are in an ant colony?

ha ha lots my firend a small amout for an capticve conley is 200 small amout for an out side one is 2000
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Why are there ants?

Ants evolved many millions of years ago. In fact, the first ant fossils are from the late Cretaceous (by the end of the Dinosaur era), some 65 million years ago. Ants provi ( Full Answer )
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What are the ants jobs in an ant colony?

workers build tunnels forgagers find food scouts find other colonies to counquer(no joke) soilders protect colony nurses care for larvae regurgatators cough up food for larvea ( Full Answer )
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How do ants build ant hills?

Ants take one piece of tiny dirt and put out side so the ant hill go big
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How does ant killer kill ants?

Ant killer has special chemicals which will penetrate the ant's skin. Or they eat it and carry it back to their nest, where the other ants will eat it. The first ant killer ( Full Answer )
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What do ants do with other dead ants?

If there is a dead ant from their own colony, they will take it out of their territory and abandon them. If the ant is from a different colony, they will take it home for food ( Full Answer )
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Are chocolate ants real ants?

Chocolate ants typically refer to real ants that have been coated in chocolate and may be shipped in sealed cans as a crunchy delicacy, or novelty. Yumm! I once saw them in ( Full Answer )
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Why do ants live in ant hills?

Ants don't live in ant hills, they live under them. The ant hills are the result of the excavated soil from the underground tunnels and chambers where they live.i dont know we ( Full Answer )
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What do ants do with dead ants?

they sometimes carry them away or they take them back to their nest. Leafcutter ants would chuck them in to some water
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Why do ants carry alive ants?

because if a ant is injured sometimes other ants will try to help the other ant
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Where do you get ants?

Ants live every were they in the winter they go underground. If you what to buy ants go to scientificsonline.com/alive
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Is the queen ant the flying ant?

Yes, kind of.... but not proper queens of the nest. When they find a suitable nest they will land, bite off their wings and if they are accepted, they will be a PROPER queen o ( Full Answer )
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What do you feed ants in an ant farm?

They like tiny bits of fruit or vegetables. But make sure they are very small amounts because the last thing you want in an ant farm is moldy food. Ants also appreciate a d ( Full Answer )
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What can ants do?

Ants can: . create nests . reproduce . form a cohesive working, social society . give off chemicals for other ants to follow the chemical path . move up to 7mph . use t ( Full Answer )
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How many ants are in a ant hill?

Believe me, no one knows for sure, but in an average anthill, there are about... 700,000 ants. In small ones in the cracks of sidewalks, there are about 200. Big ones that liv ( Full Answer )
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Do ants eat other ants?

Actually, many ant species pray on other ant species. For example, many army ants, found throughout the tropics, prey on other ants' brood (immature ants, such as eggs and la ( Full Answer )
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Were do you get ants?

from the ant hills that are mounds of dirt that normally have ants coming out
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How do you get ants?

take a jar and add sugar in it.add a few drops of water in the sugar solution and find an ant colony.place your jar near the colony.leave it for 1-2 hours don't leave it longe ( Full Answer )
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Does a carpenter ant have a queen ant?

yes becase if they did not they would all die out with no eggs becase if a worker ant laid an egg a male would come out go on a mateing flyet and find no mate
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Why ants hold other ants?

Ants carry the dead back to the nest and bury them. In their own way they have an interesting civilization.
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Where is the queen ant at in the ant hill?

The queen is in the deepest of all chambers is a little bit hard to find it but your not allowed to dig up a queen. why? 1.you'll get bad luck 2.all the ants in the colon ( Full Answer )
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Why don't ants have ant kings?

ants do not need kings they have several ants to mate with the "queen" called "drones"
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What do can ants do?

ant main job is to feed the queen look after her eggs and fight of predters such as moles or attack thing that distever there nest if u go on you tube type in ants take down e ( Full Answer )
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Do ants sleep in an ant farm?

Ants actually never sleep. They work all the time when they are in the wild. If they are in an Ant Farm then sometimes they may rest a little bit.
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How and why do ants enslave other ants?

I have studied this in my biology class and I am afraid there is no easy answer. In order for an ant to produce another ant it needs a human to be watching while a bee is havi ( Full Answer )
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Why do the ants have an ant queen?

it's because, the queen ant is the biggest and can hold the most eggs, so they all breed with her and she lays all the egggs while the other ants care for them
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Can ants escape from ant farms?

if there is a small gap the very smal ants can escape but ants like lasius Niger (average garden ant,black and fast)cant get through small gaps
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What do ants do in a ant farm?

Do what ants normally do except in a close contained area/environment, they make ant farms so you can see the ants and what they do since it normally all happens underground, ( Full Answer )
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Why do ant have no king ants?

All ant societies are completely made up of females. Males are only produced at certain times of year and they only live several weeks. Their sole purpose is to mate with the ( Full Answer )