exploding ants

  • New Species Of ‘Exploding Ant’ Discovered In Borneo

    New Species Of ‘Exploding Ant’ Discovered In Borneo

    When confronted by an enemy, Southeast Asian “exploding ants” do exactly what their name implies: they explode. Ignored for decades, researchers have completed a detailed survey of these enigmatic ants, discovering over a dozen species that fit into this group, including one that’s completely new to science.