The lifespan of an ant depends on its role in the colony. Males live for a few weeks, while the queen survives for decades under the right conditions. Most worker ants survive a few months, as stated by ASU School of Lif... More »

Bullet ants live throughout the rainforests of Central America and South America. They can be found from Nicaragua in the north to Bolivia and Brazil in the south. More »

Some ants can survive under water for up to 14 days. Water temperature is the most-important determining factor in the time, with lower water temperatures facilitating longer survival times. More »

A carpenter ant with wings is a breeding adult on its way to breed or to establish a new colony. The males die shortly after mating, and the females, or queens, lose their wings once they start an ant colony. The worker ... More »

Bull ants are a group of Australian ant species that grows up to 1.5 inches in length. They feed on plant fluids such as nectar and sometimes prey on animals. They live in large nests and attack intruders as a group usin... More »

Male ants die after mating with female ants and live no longer than a few weeks, while worker ants can live for anywhere from several months to a year. Queen ants may live for a few years and are responsible for keeping ... More »

A large ant farm, also called a vivarium, is an ant habitat that makes it easier to study ant colonies and how ants behave. Some ant farms are designed by enthusiasts who want to observe ants with minimal effort, while o... More »