Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Excavated Ants

This fairly blew my mind —

Now, if you've read this far and haven't watched the three minute and sixteen second film above, you need to STOP and go back and click on that little arrow thingy.
(And thank you, Claire Beynon for sending me the link!)


  1. If ants were the size of humans, they would certainly rule the world. They go to war, take prisoners, and make slaves. They are farmers, brewers, and street cleaners. They have well defined occupations, and 'political' leaders. It's just their size that lets them down (thank goodness).

  2. While, I, too, find this fascinating, I can't help but feeling deep compassion for the ants who were destroyed in this process. Perhaps they are organizing a violent resistance movement and we shall soon know their wrath.

    1. According to an article in The Daily Mail (UK), this ant city had been abandoned.