There are some 20 quadrillion ants living in the world today. All species of ants are social; there are no known solitary ants.
Soil biodiversity is still a black box. Some scientists are beginning to explore the global underground that services the health of plants and animals.
The difficulty of finding your way back home from a long distance is partly solved in a tiny ant’s brain.
It’s no help having essential elements in the Earth’s crust if they can’t get to the organisms that need them.
So much about the congruence of anatomical and genetic similarity predicted by Darwin’s theory.