Hero Ants Rescue Friend Who’s Trapped In SpiderwebHero Ants Rescue Friend Who’s Trapped In Spiderweb

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A few tiny individuals just proved how far they would go to save a friend — and it’s changing the way people view their kind.


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A group of desert harvester ants was just observed freeing their siblings from spiderwebs. Scientists watched as the insects not only came to the rescue, but also spent about two hours destroying the sticky traps, presumably so no one else would get caught. The researchers published their findings in The American Naturalist.