Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


Allegheny Mound Ants

Friday, May 7, 2010

Did you know that ants are one of the most dominant groups of animals around the globe. They are, in their own minute way, just as dominant as are humans. Consider this - though only a tiny fraction of the size of humans, the total weight of all the ants in the world equals that of all humans.