Fire Ant Raft: Insects Link To Form Living, Unsinkable Boat (VIDEO)

Fire Ant Raft: Insects Link To Form Living, Unsinkable Boat (VIDEO)

Not even a pool of water can put out these fire ants.

Scientists in Georgia have filmed incredible video showing how South American fire ants link together to form living-life rafts and avoid mass drownings in their natural rain forest habitat.

According to National Geographic, Georgia Institute of Technology engineering professor David Hu and graduate student Nathan J. Mlot, along with Georgia Tech systems-engineering professor Craig Tovey, collected fire ants and dropped them in water to test the ants’ acclaimed survival skills.

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