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Claire.

Ants build living towers of their own bodies

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Claire.

Ants build living towers that flow to fight endless collapse

Some fire ants build towers of their own bodies in an amazing display of acrobatics and collective intelligence. Even more surprisingly, ants circulate through the tower while keeping its overall shape constant, overcoming a tendency for it to sink.

Read more: New Scientist

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DebDandelion

They are scary and awesome

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Claire.

A video is included in the first article, but here's a video from The New York Times that better explains how the ants build the tower.

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InconceivableThoughts

It's amazing to see the way insects have developed ways to adapt and survive

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Hammerclaw

I like ants and was fascinated by them as child. In the house, however, is another matter. Then it's war.

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