Ants eat with their mouths; they have powerful jaws and are capable of chewing and sawing with them, allowing them to eat many different types of food ranging from drinking nectar to consuming fungus, other insects and e... More »

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Ants eat fruit, meat, seeds and vegetables depending on the type of ant. Carpenter ants eat fruits, and red fire ants are meat-eaters. Different ants eat different foods, and ants are omnivorous, so they eat many differe... More »

Food and water attract ants. Different ant species prefer different types of food, but most of them eat organic matter or nectar. This means that anything from household and garden waste to spilled soda can attract ants. More »

Leaf cutter ants eat fungus to help them digest their food and for the nutrients the fungus supplies. Adult leaf cutter ants also cultivate the fungus and feed it to the growing ant larvae, which eat nothing else. The an... More »

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During rainy seasons, honey ants primarily eat the sugary nectar from desert flowers and small insects. They also store this food source to be eaten during the dry seasons. More »

Ants eat little insects that are alive or dead, honey dew, nectar and will eat sweets like sugar, syrup and jelly. Ants need both protein and carbohydrates to function. More »

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Fire ants are omnivorous insects that eat many different kinds of animal and plant material. They prey on small animals like mice, ground dwelling amphibians and reptiles and eat ground-nesting birds, live insects and de... More »