Monday, January 11, 2010

Ant cities

Jonathan wanted to learn about ants today. I was reticent. I don't particularly like ants. But persistence paid off and we sat down to look up ants. And what we found was incredible. Did you know that ants can build entire cities? I knew that they worked together and built "colonies" but I didn't know they could do it to this extent.

The music is silly and the voice over a bit dramatic for my taste, but hang in there because the project they're covering is amazing! The aerial photo at minute six is worth the time.

I have to admit that I felt pretty sorry for the ants who lost their city for the project. But it is neat to get a better understanding of the amazing ability that God has given these obviously under-appreciated insects.

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