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41 Speedy hunters We can see you! Unlike other kinds of ants, we have large eyes and excellent sight. We are bulldog ants and we are one of the largest kinds. We are as aggressive as wasps. In fact, scientists believe ants are close relatives of bees and wasps. Although we don’t have wings, we hunt and sting and live in nests just like them. 42 We hunt on our own, tracking other insects like a spy. When the moment is right, quick-as-a-flash, we scuttle forward to bite our victim and bend our backs to inflict our sting.
46 47 Glossary Allergic reaction A very sensitive body reaction when something is eaten, touched, breathed in, or injected. Antennae Moveable parts on an insect’s head that pick up senses. Bivouac An army ants’ nest created by linking together their own bodies. ] Honeydew A sweet sticky liquid that oozes out of aphids and other small scaly insects. Larva The newly hatched legless form of an ant. Mandibles The mouthparts of an insect used for grabbing, biting, cutting, and chewing food. Paralyze To make an animal unable to move.
Jumping spiders smell like us, so they are able to enter our nest undetected to eat the eggs, larvae, and us. It’s tough being an ant! ❖ 41 Speedy hunters We can see you! Unlike other kinds of ants, we have large eyes and excellent sight. We are bulldog ants and we are one of the largest kinds. We are as aggressive as wasps. In fact, scientists believe ants are close relatives of bees and wasps. Although we don’t have wings, we hunt and sting and live in nests just like them. 42 We hunt on our own, tracking other insects like a spy.