Giant Ant Colony




Watch an amazing video in which scientist uncover a giant ant colony that covers 50 square metres and goes eight metres down into the earth. The ants removed 40 tonnes of material to build this enormous colony.

10 comments:

Alli said...

Amazing! But yet, they destroyed it all, makes me a bit sad.

Anonymous said...

that one ant at 2:16 is all like, dude. wheres my colony. wtf!

Anonymous said...

What was this video taken from? I'd like to see the whole thing.

Anonymous said...

So basically, they killed all the ants...for scientific purposes...how cruel :-/

Anonymous said...

Discovery is going to be showing the whole thing on February 11!

http://dhd.discovery.com/tv-schedules/special.html?paid=66.12341.116831.0.0

It's called "Ants! Nature's Secret Power".

I love how they tried to make the music sound just like "Microcosmos".

JM said...

they should have cast in a semi flexible polymer so they could easily preserve it and pull it out in one piece...

Anonymous said...

Completely disgusting. It looks like the way "science" would have been done in the 19th century.

Anonymous said...

Another miracle of nature destroyed by man all in the name of science.

Rick G said...

Video is not pulling up. Was the link removed? tried Mozilla and IE.

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