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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.

Terrifying-Looking T.Rex Ants Actually Total Wimps

Terrifying-Looking T.Rex Ants Actually Total Wimps

There are a lot of silly ways you can name a new species — maybe after a boat, or the US President, or the sound you made when you found it. But this little ant probably received one of the most badarse names possible: Tyrannomyrmex rex, T. rex for short.