These Ants Acting Like A Liquid Is Fascinating…And Creepy

Ants, especially the ones who invade your home in the summer, are the absolute worst. Despite that fact, objectively, they’re scientifically fascinating. One unique characteristic of ants is their hive-mind-like mentality to approaching challenging situations like physical obstacles.

Recently, the Georgia Institute of Technology took a look at how ants behave in these situations…the results were pretty surprising.

Here they put a glob of ants onto some water.

This resemblance is freaky.

Here are the ants flowing down like a thick liquid.

That’s kinda gross.

(source DailyScienceStuff)

Nature is always full of surprises, but I still think ants are supremely freaky.

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