How many ants are crawling on Earth? Scientists say 20 quadrillion

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – The world’s human population is forecast to exceed 8 billion in the coming months. Compared to ants, that is a mediocre milestone. Researchers have made the most thorough assessment to date of the global population of ants – insects that have … Read more

A termite princess comes home & other stories in new book by Tucson author

Animal interactions in the Southwest are those of survival in an arid environment — and the topic of the latest book by Tucson author Alejandro Canelos’ latest book: “The Neotenic Queen: Tales of Sex and Survival in the Sonoran desert.” The book is a collection of 25 short stories portraying the lives of creatures in … Read more