The honeypot ant - a perfect example of nature’s strategy to survive in bad times. The honeypot ant or honey ant, is a normal ant species, but has adopted a special strategy to survive when there is a lack of food. Some of the working ants eat food and divert it into sweet syrup and save this syrup in their abdomens. For that, there abdomen grows big like a pot, sometimes to the size of a grape.

The honeypot ant or honey ant. Some of the working ants eat food and divert it into sweet syrup and save this syrup in their abdomens. For that, there abdomen grows big like a pot, sometimes to the size of a grape.

Leaf Cutter Ant Species - Atta cephalotes antARK

A list of the main Ant Species in the World. Learn about how they survive in their different environments.

Ants 101: a guide to identifying common types of ant species

Ants a guide to identifying common types of ant species

Gallery: Ambitious Insect Catalog Snaps 3-D Images of Every Ant Species

Gallery: Ambitious Insect Catalog Snaps Images of Every Ant Species

Gallery: Ambitious Insect Catalog Snaps 3-D Images of Every Ant Species

Gallery: Ambitious Insect Catalog Snaps Images of Every Ant Species

New ant species Paratopula bauhinia (Golden Tree Ant) discovered https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160803075752.htm

New ant species Paratopula bauhinia (Golden Tree Ant) discovered

New ant species Paratopula bauhinia (Golden Tree Ant) discovered https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160803075752.htm

Two new ant species have been named after the 'Game of Thrones' dragons. And their resemblance could challenge scientist's assumptions about spiny ants.

Stranger than fiction: These ants look like the dragons in 'Game of Thrones'

New ant species, with the minor and major workers named after the 'Game of Thrones' dragons.

Six Mysterious Blood-Sucking Ant Species Discovered In Madagascar | LiveScience

6 Mysterious 'Dracula' Ant Species Discovered in Madagascar

6 Mysterious 'Dracula' Ant Species Discovered in Madagascar - Image: An ant of the enigmatic Mystrium species. These Dracula ants are known for sucking the blood of their young.

The trap-jaw ant species Odontomachus brunneus is the champion boxer, striking…

Forget butterflies and bees, box like an ant: Study measures speed of trap-jaw ant boxing

Newly Discovered Ant Species Hides in Plain Sight - http://scienceblog.com/74637/newly-discovered-ant-species-hides-plain-sight/

Nature collides with James Bond: Newly discovered ant species hides in plain sight

Two new ant species have been named after the 'Game of Thrones' dragons. And their resemblance could challenge scientist's assumptions about spiny ants.

Stranger than fiction: These ants look like the dragons in 'Game of Thrones'

Two new ant species with spiny back barbs reminded scientists so much of the Khaleesi’s dragons they named them Pheidole drogon and Pheidole viserion

Here are 13 ways to get rid of ants naturally, along with 6 common ant species that you'll encounter in your home or garden.

How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally: 13 Ant Control Tips

Here are 13 ways to get rid of ants naturally, along with 6 common ant species that you'll encounter in your home or garden.

33 Bizarre New Ant Species Discovered

33 Bizarre New Ant Species Discovered

DEMON ANT: Eurhopalothrix zipacna, named after a violent Mayan god, is one of 33 new species of predatory ants discovered in Central America and the Caribbean

AN ANT MOUND: The main entry is surrounded by a series of protective forts.

This photo from the TrekNature travel gallery is titled 'Harvester ant nest Photo'.

University of Utah scientist discovers terrifying ant species | The Salt Lake Tribune

University of Utah scientist discovers terrifying ant species

Mini-Monsters of the Forest Floor: 33 New Species of Predatory Ants Identified

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