By Offeiriad, Staff News Writer The fossil of a giant ant that would have been the size of a hummingbird has been discovered.
Little is known of this giant species of ant other than that they would have migrated with the periods of extreme heat during the Eocene Era. Only a fossil queen has been discovered so far, with experts estimating that the workers may have been just as large, if not larger.
"A giant ant growing over 5cm (2in) long crossed the Arctic during hot periods in the Earth's history, scientists say, using land bridges between continents."
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