Thursday, September 3, 2015

Crazy Ants Revolve Around A Ringing iPhone

Who knew? A ringing phone makes ants weird
It kinda drives me crazy when I'm in the middle of something and the phone rings.

That seems to be true for ants, too. Watch the video below of ants milling around an iPhone, and watch what they do when the phone rings. Totally weird!

According to 7News in Australia:

"'It's an unavoidable consequence of their communication systems,' said biologist Simon Robson, a social insect specialist at James Cook University. 'Having the ants together like that, the shape of the phone may have something to do with it and the vibration might get them a bit more excited, but a lot of ants will do it even without the phone.'"

Still, this is pretty cool. Watch:

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