Did you know that for every human on earth, there are about one million ants? Based on her citizen science project, Your Wild Life, conducted at NC State, Dr. Eleanor Spicer Rice is the perfect entomologist to catalogue the world’s strongest, longest-living, and smallest inhabitants in Dr. Eleanor’s Book of Common Ants. With photography, illustrations, and tips on topics such as keeping an ant farm, this guide is intended for adults and children alike. Bring the whole family Tuesday, September 26 at 7pm for a fun-filled, educational evening.
Did you know that for every human on earth, there are about one million ants? They are among the longest-lived insects--with some ant queens passing the thirty-year mark--as well as some of the strongest. Fans of both the city and countryside alike, ants decompose dead wood, turn over soil (in some places more than earthworms), and even help plant forests by distributing seeds.