Weaver ant

Ants can smell out rivals

Weaver ants share a collective memory of odour of ants in rival nests, similar to how sports fans know one another instantly by their unique colours, a study reveals.

Feb 23, 2012, 19:25 PM IST

Ants remember their enemy’s smell

Ants retain memories of their enemies’ odours, which help them in protecting their colonies from intruders, say scientists.

Feb 21, 2012, 14:27 PM IST