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How much weight can an ant carry?

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07/25/2014

Ants can carry items 10 - 50 times their own body weight.

Ants are small but they are very strong for their size. if you were that strong you could lift an automobile. the ants carry or drag heavy loads for food back to their nests. The food may be parts of plants or bits of dead animals.