Ants

Ants are small social insects that live in colonies with queens. Varieties of ants include Carpenter, Leaf Cutter, Army, and Fire Ants, among others.

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Do ducks eat ants as part of their diet?

How they hunt for food ? The duck's mouth is called a "bill". Normally, it is broad and flat and has rows of fine notches along the edge called "lamellae". The lamellae helps the duck to grip its food so that it will not slip off. However, ducks bills come in different shapes and sizes. The shape of the bill and body features will determine how the duck hunt for its food. Ducks which have broad beaks, sift their food for insects, snails and seeds from the mud. These are called the shovelers. The Northern Shoveler is an example. Female Northern Shoveler Male Northern Shoveler Some ducks have long and narrow beaks. The narrow beaks are also covered will saw-like edges which help them to grab fish. Sea ducks usually have this kind of beak. Sea ducks are also divers. Examples are the Mergansers, Eiders, Harlequins, Goldeneyes and Buffleheads. Some ducks do not dive for food. Their beaks are broad and short. They are called dabbling ducks or dabblers. They eat plants, seeds, grasses and other small insects and animals that they find on or under the water. Usually they up-ends and stretch their heads into the water to reach their food. Dabblers usually have shiny colored patches on their wings. The domestic ducks are dabblers too. They are descendents of the Mallards. Dabbling ducks take off from the water in quick jumps. Examples of dabbling ducks are the mallards, cinnamon teals, shovellers, green and blue-winged teals, pintails, black ducks, baldpates and gadwalls. For ducks with long necks, they dive their head down into the shallow water and pick up their food.

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Why are ants the strongest animals?

Ants are the strongest animals (if you consider them to be animals) because they can lift up 20 to 50 times their weight. If a 200 pound human could do the same, he/she would be able to lift up 2000 to 10,000 pounds. Now, an ant wouldn't necessarily win a battle against another animal, but we're talking about its relative size.

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Rainforests

What eats ants in the amazon rain forest?

obviously ant eaters

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How many toe's do ants have on each foot?

im not sure if ants have feet, let alone toes

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Do Colombian people eat ants?

In the northern part of Colombia there is an ant called Hormiga Culona, an ant about an inch long the they cook and eat......tastes a little like popcorn. I had one.

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Is food safe to eat with ants in it?

It varies in poison, from the fire ant to the sugar ant, there are many different ants you can consume. I hope this has helped you.

Thanks,

Isabella

As Isabella said, ants differ in how safe it is to eat them. Most are OK, but have a sharp taste. Some kinds have been used instead of pepper (I would rather do without pepper, but if it suits you, all right).

Some kinds are not especially poisonous, but they have a very bad taste and smell when they get hurt, so you wouldn't want to eat them. Some kinds are quite poisonous, but I never have heard of anyone eating enough to get poisoned. Some kinds, like bulldog ants and fire ants sting badly when hurt, so you had better make sure they are dead before eating any in your food. Once they are dead, it would take a lot of ants in your food to hurt you though. Generally, if your candy bar or sandwich has ants on it, blow off as many them as you can, make sure that there are not many live ants left on the food, and go ahead and eat it.

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What is ants home called?

A colony, but people use nest more often.

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Do ants wage war against each other?

they do not say, "im waging war on you", they simply decide they want their colony or somthing and attack.

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How many ants are there in the world approx?

hahahaaha

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Continents

What continent eat roasted ants?

Roasted ants were and are popular in Asia and Colombia

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Do ants have moniliform antennae?

No, termites and some beetles do. Ants are bent.

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Cannibalism

Are Harvester Ants cannibals?

of course they are - only a complete dope could possibley believe otherwise

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Does fire ant bites have puss in them?

i really dont think so you might have an allergic reaction to it and produce puss but other than that i suggest treating it carefully...

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How do humans affect ants?

the way that we effect fire ants is the way we live life if we keep going the way we are then fire ants will not be aroung much longer.

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Does the harvester ants have a queen?

Unknown to most of America. If there is it will look just like a worker.

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Does ant body contain glass?

no.

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How are ants created?

The ants are created by the queen in the colony. Only the queen lays the eggs which are kept deep within the nest until the are safely hatched.

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How do ants live in winter?

It's easy, they take the food as fast as they can and water store from his body while fighting inside the soil like earthworm and stuff they found buried.

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What are some good details about ants?

they are strong for being small, hardworking, many different types, eaten some places instead of popcorn, etc.

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Do queen ants eat spiders?

No

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What do you call the leader of an ant colony?

queen

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How do ants get ready for winter?

They put on their coats, gloves and hats and write letters to santa. they write the letters very early because ant mail is slower than normal human mail.

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How do ants live in a test tube?

i dont know what do, think

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Stage Names and Real Names

What are ant and dec's real names?

Anthony "Ant" McPartlin (born 18 November 1975) and Declan "Dec" Donnelly (born 25 September 1975)

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Arachnids
Definitions

Is the blue ant an arachnid?

No, Blue Ants are insects as their name would suggest.

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