Once a colony establishes, ants are very difficult to control. Entering your house through the tiniest of cracks, they are attracted to water, sweet and greasy food.
- A queen ant can live up to 15 years
- An ant can lift 20 times its own body weight
- There are more than 12,000 species of ant
- When the queen dies, the colony dies too
- Ants and humans are the only creatures that farm other creatures
- Most ants can survive up to 24 hours under water