Ants circling

In Watch on February 7, 2011 at 7:27 am

A few months back, this video of an ant circle made the rounds:

Some quality theories in the video comments:  ant mosh pit, ant death spiral, ants creating a portal to another dimension, ants summoning Azathoth, etc.

Discovery News got a hold of Sanford Porter, an ant expert who offered a real explanation for the behavior:

“The mill just goes round and round, generally until the ants simply die.”


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