In yesterday's edition of the Guardian Newspaper, there was a fantastic article on, yes, you've guessed it, ants. The article focused mainly on the effect ants have on our lives. Below is a short excerpt, but click on the link to see the full article. Also check out the "In Pictures" links on the right - featuring astonishing ants!
"Without ants, the world would be a mess. Soil would be unable to sustain much life. Dead leaves, insects and small animals would litter the Earth's surface. Invertebrate pests would bloom, killing many of the food plants we need to survive. Thousands of species of flowering plants would disappear into extinction, robbed of a vehicle for their pollen ...". Click here for the full article.