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February 22 2014

Ants Build Raft to Escape Flood, Protect Queen


Ants may be small, but they’re certainly not stupid, as evidenced by the discovery that they build rafts to save themselves and their queen during floods.

What’s more, they construct the rafts using themselves — living ants — linked together to form a nearly waterproof buoyant vessel, according to a study published in the latest issue of PLOS ONE.

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