Exploding Ants Kill With Toxic Goo

Exploding Ants Kill With Toxic Goo

\" \" In addition to ants, certain termites and honeybees practice autothysis, giving their last full measure in defense of their nests. Once they confront the enemy, the soldiers explode themselves showering their foes with deadly toxic fluid in an orgasmic display of death. These heroes of the jungle are not ordinary soldiers, but so-called \"exploding ants\" that protect the colony and its territory by rupturing their bodies and sending out a sticky stream of poisonous goo. While it's no secret that certain ants turn themselves into suicide bombers, scientists have not catalogued a new species for decades — until now. In addition to ants, certain termites and honeybees practice autothysis, giving their last full measure in defense of their nests.

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