Sarah Albee: Riders on the Storm

From: Sarah Albee
July 11, 2012 at 05:24AM

During floods, fire ant colonies often form a floating, rotating ball to ride out the storm. The trapped air provides buoyancy, and the rotation prevents any individual ant from spending too much time under water.


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