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Fire Ants Float by Becoming One Super-organism

For years scientists were baffled by the mystery of floating fire ants. When placed in water, an individual fire ant will flounder, struggle, and then eventually sink. But when the fire ants band together they form life rafts that help them survive the flash floods of the Brazilian rain forests. As a unified raft, they can even travel ...

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TOM TRIMBLE

April 07, 2012  2:31pm

This is a powerful example of unity. What we cannot accomplish individually, we can accomplish together. It also illustrates that isolation is suicide.

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