The XXIV Simpósio de Mirmecologia (Myrmecology Symposium) is underway in Belo Horizonte in the beautiful state of Minas […]
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Earlier this week, a staff member at Rutgers – Camden Campus News reached out to The Daily Ant with an exciting […]
Imagine that you are a mango farmer in Thailand. You’re happy with your mango crop, and happily head […]
We’ve once again fallen rather silent for over two weeks, yet throughout the past month or so, our devoted readership has sent us a steady supply of premier ant content. Below, we present you a list of seven interesting items we almost allowed you to miss!
We wish all of our readers a simply thrilling 1st World Ant Day!
Myrmecologist Dr. Mike Kaspari, in a flash of inspiration, realized that World Ant Day did not yet exist. Thus, on April 21st, he announced a date for a new holiday:
On July 23rd, Dr. Kaspari proposed a special way to celebrate World Ant Day, for those on Twitter:
We hear that today is something called “World Emoji Day“. It kind of seems like a soft promotional […]
An inspiring Hong Kong political party of the 90’s: the United Ants. Here’s a great bit on the […]
The time is upon us. Ant-Man and The Wasp debuts early in theaters all around the United States today. […]
The Daily Ant maintains “Formicid Form”, a Sunday ant poetry series. When possible, our Verse Correspondant, Natalia Piland, provides a short commentary at the end of each poem. Enjoy!
El Hormiguero (2010)
Song by Calle 13, English translation here
The ants have arrived here,
We are conquering enemy territories,
Invisible, silent, and simultaneous,
The entire invasion is subterraneous.
Here at The Daily Ant, we’ve consistently found that the brilliant Samantha Bee lives up to her namesake. Bee’s wit frequently skewers the worst of the vertebrate right. Thus, we were truly shocked when Fraternal Correspondant Joshua Blanchard shared with us a tragic comment Bee made in a recent show, laying bare that even Bee is anti-ant:
After an unjustifiably long hiatus (5 weeks!), The Daily Ant is back. And time is on our mind. Ant wrinkles in time.
As consumers of mammalian media surely know already, Ant Wrinkle in Time hit theaters yesterday. Based on the Madeleine L’Engle novel of the same name, Ant Wrinkle in Time tells the story of an ant that sets out to travel through interstellar space on a string.