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Killer Ants Snap Their Spring-Loaded Jaws 700 Times Faster Than You Can Blink
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Below the tangle of vines and branches of the East Malaysian rainforest, a small contingent of ants scuttles frenetically along the shaded leaf litter. But these are no mere picnic pests—these are Myrmoteras trap-jaw ants, fearsome predators armed
Prying Apart the Mighty Bite of a Malaysian Trap-Jaw AntSmithsonian
Scientists discover spring-loaded mechanism in unusual species of trap-jaw antPhys.Org
Scientists reveal how these ants snap their jaws shut in the blink of an eyeEurekAlert (press release)
Seeker -ScienceAlert -Cosmos
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Published On: Wed, Aug 30th, 2017

Killer Ants Snap Their Spring-Loaded Jaws 700 Times Faster Than You Can Blink – Gizmodo


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Killer Ants Snap Their Spring-Loaded Jaws 700 Times Faster Than You Can Blink
Gizmodo
Below the tangle of vines and branches of the East Malaysian rainforest, a small contingent of ants scuttles frenetically along the shaded leaf litter. But these are no mere picnic pests—these are Myrmoteras trap-jaw ants, fearsome predators armed ...
Prying Apart the Mighty Bite of a Malaysian Trap-Jaw AntSmithsonian
Scientists discover spring-loaded mechanism in unusual species of trap-jaw antPhys.Org
Scientists reveal how these ants snap their jaws shut in the blink of an eyeEurekAlert (press release)
Seeker -ScienceAlert -Cosmos
all 8 news articles »

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