Schmidt! I've been stung!!
The fantastic infographic and data above by Michelle Enemark from Atlas Obscura has been sourced from an entomologist named Justin O. Schmidt.
Schmidt, referred to as "The king of stings" has been stung over 1000 times. He began collecting pain scale data from ants, bees, and wasps back in 1973. Since then he has rated over 70 species, including the infamous Bullet Ant.
Check out the full article here.
Today we are having a look at the range of honeycomb nests now being produced by Antworlds.
Here's a little formicarium from Brian Martell for an Australian ant keeper with a tighter budget.
Empire Of Ants has created a formicarium that seems to be effective, whilst also displaying a sense of class.
A new e-shop from Czech manufacturer, Happy Ant, makes purchasing a breeze.
For a considerably long time Antweb has been an incredible resource for those interested in ants. Now they've added a new exciting filter!
Recently we showed off Mark Newton's Formicarium he designed with internal lighting. Once again mark has been busy creating another. His newest creation is officially known as "The Ancient Temple of Formica".
Western Australia is a pretty special place. Hopefully WA ANTZ will help people there have a place to purchase live ants.
Proving again that keeping ants doesn't have to be expensive, we stumbled on this formicarium made from a soda bottle.