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warrior ant

A species of ant that is known to travel in armies and capture other ants. In today's class, we will study the behavior of the warrior ant.
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You may have to do this on a regular basis though to keep those ants at bay."Louise Wrankmore replied with: "A great idea but these tiny little guys are hardcore warrior ants that just won't disappear!"The pharaoh ant, whose origins are unknown, has now been introduced to virtually every area of the world, including Europe, the Americas, Australasia and Southeast Asia.
Atmospheric and eerie footage captures the destruction wrought on the colony as human footsteps rip the domes apart, before nomad and warrior ants attempt a full-scale invasion of the disaster-hit city.
Those visions give way to ones of interplanetary war: impossibly enormous weapon-craft hover just above ground, disgorging troops from their maws while the opposing land armies advance like warrior ants. The distant soldiers are always shown running, bodies tilted in armored 45-degree full-gallop, leaning into their fates, death in far space a die already cast.