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Why do ants carry other dead ants?
Ants are intelligent. They are like humans in some ways. One of the ways is that when they accumulate trash (including dead ants), they move it out of the colony. There is an exception... The European wood ant battles with other colonies in "bloody battles", where the victors take home the ants to feed on, (high source of protein or something...) To bury them. They actually have a cemetery . ...
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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. The dead ants give off a certain chemical which attracts ants to carry the bodies to the dumpster area. They do this to keep their areas clean. ...
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Do ants eat dead mice- I found a dead mouse outside and tiny ants brought gravel bits and pebbles and surrounded the mouse...?
EH? what kind of question is dat?hahah!! it's dead, so obviously the ants will eat dead mice, any dead small animals will be eaten by ants.. ...
Is an ant a herbivore carnivore decomposer or producer?
Ants are omnivores, which means that they have herbivore and carnivore traits. They will eat plants and other dead insects. Ants are not producers, they are decomposers. ...