This video says about itself:
ANTS – Nature’s Secret Power (Full)
They have inhabited our planet for millions of years, and yet no living creature seems more alien to us. Award-winning cameraman Wolfgang Thaler and Bert Hoelldobler, a leading ant authority, bring us face-to-face with the mysterious world of these social insects. Special macro film technology introduces us into the fascinating world of ants as no film did before.
Formica exsecta ants in the Netherlands: here.
New phylogenomic analyses suggest that ants and Apoidea (hunting wasps and bees) are more closely related than we had previously believed: here.
These ants can build floating rafts, resilient bridges and temporary shelters using nothing but their own bodies: here.
Ants stay clean by squirting substance out of their butts: here.
Scientists with freezer reveal secrets of fire-ant raft building: here.
Temnothorax americanus is a slavemaking ant found in northeastern America. In a new study, biologists examined the special relationship between the parasites and their host and made an exciting discovery: The ability of the host ants to defend themselves depends crucially on whether the raiding slavemakers come from an area with a successful or less successful parasite population: here.
- Social Insects Dominate Eastern US Temperate Hardwood Forest Macroinvertebrate Communities in Warmer Regions (plosone.org)
- Rare mushrooms in Dutch nature reserve (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Ants : The great architects of Nature (machprinciple.wordpress.com)
- Ant-Winged Fruitfly (shewalkssoftly.com)
- The Role of Habitat in the Persistence of Fire Ant Populations (plosone.org)
- Ants and bees are evolutionary ‘sisters’ (futurity.org)
- A Happy ant-family (christinequyen.wordpress.com)
- Cyatta abscondita: Taxonomy, Evolution, and Natural History of a New Fungus-Farming Ant Genus from Brazil (plosone.org)
- The Tree That Enslaves Ants (neatorama.com)