Art is a very subjective topic. One cannot just confine art as one type or one form. Art can be in the form of paintings, sculptures, music or in print. So art is infinite and there are no such limitations as to what governs it. This man right here may have found a new type of art.

A New Type of Art

This artist decided to try an experiment. He decided to pour some molten metal into an ant hill. Nobody could have ever imagined that this little experiment of his would result in such an incredible work of art. What was buried in the sand was truly magical.

An Ant’s Life

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An ant is one of the most hardworking insects to ever exist. They are always working, making sure they do their jobs for the colony to thrive. They live in colonies but depending on the type of ant, these colonies can differ to a great extent.

What Is A Colony?

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A colony is basically where ants use up their lifecycle. Ant colonies can be called eusocial, and bear a close resemblance to the order Hymenoptera. Many ant colonies have become sociality independently because of convergent evolution.

Kinds Of Ants

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Ant colonies can contain millions of ants depending on the species. Mostly, ants can be of three types: The queen, the female workers, and males. The queen and the males grow wings, but the workers are wingless. The queen is the only ant that is capable of laying eggs

An Ant’s Duty

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There are many types of ants in a colony. A colony usually comprises of one or more egg-laying queens, a huge quantity of sterile females (workers, soldiers) and, seasonally, some amount of winged sexual males and females. They all have their own duties to fulfill.

Starting A New Colony

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To build up new colonies, ants would take nuptial flights which take place species-characteristic times of the day. A huge amount of the winged sexuals (known as alates) go in groups in search of other nests where they will start the new colony.