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  • There is an estimated 22,000 species of ants.
  • Some ants are herbivores while some are carnivores and omnivores.
  • Ants are found almost everywhere on earth.
  • Ants are highly social and live in colonies ranging from just a handful up to hundreds of millions.
  • All ants have glands that secrete pheromones (chemical messages used for communication).
  • Some ants can sting.
  • Worker ants are wingless sterile females.
  • Ants are not found in Antarctica!
  • The worker ants are responsible for gathering food for the ant colony.
  • Some Ant species will enslave other ants.
  • Every ant colony has a queen.
  • A group of Ants is called a colony.

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