Alex Wild on insects, science, and photography
The School of Ants website held an essay contest, and Carly Tribull wrote this winning entry. Except, it’s not an essay so much as a graphic novel. Here’s a taste:
Posted in: Ants, Art.
Wait, I thought that fire ants ball up together and form a raft when they’re put in water. That’s how they spread quickly, that’s how researchers collect them, and I’m pretty sure that’s how my sister got them out of her luggage once.
They don’t do so well with chlorine present in the water.. which is probably why they drowned in the story
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A personal blog by Illinois-based biologist and photographer Alex Wild.
Myrmecos- derived from the ancient greek word for "ant"- hosts Alex's musings about these and other little creatures that share our planet.
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