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We finally know how many ants are crawling the Earth right now

It’s a lot.

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There are very few places you can go on Earth where you won’t find ants.

These ubiquitous insects live on just about every continent and in every type of ecosystem — existing as 12,000 individual species and acting as both predator and prey.

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