Wednesday, November 19, 2008

The Super Organism

I have often been awed and just simply moved over by the majestic beauty and innate intelligence of one of the most overlooked insects, the ants. Honestly speaking, I've never liked ants since I'm having an allergic reaction to their dizzying bites, but that said, I'm still amazed by their society and behavior. Their way of living, their coordination, form of communication, receptors, sense, colony, architecture, name them. It has always baffled scientists and biologists alike at their incredible methods, where theories of possible advanced communication might be derived.

Here's a video I found on YouTube featuring one of the ants' superb skill of architecture:

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