10 Of The Strangest Insect Behaviors



Trap Building

Within the Amazon jungle, there is a species of ant known for foraging, picking up their food where they can, and building traps to capture prey that is 13,000 times their own size. These ants, the Allomerus genus, use stems and leaves to produce these traps, then they wait.

Fungus Grooming

There are several species of leafcutter ants known for maintaining entire fungus forms. These tiny ants form gardens, and they have evolved over the years to become incredibly good caretakers for the fungus.