Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Really Fast

Holy crap, I'm glad they aren't they aren't the size of pine squirrels.

Pine, OK, Red Squirrel

The trap-jaw ant's scientific name may be ponderous, Odontomachus bauri, but this hunter can clamp its mandibles shut at between 78 mph and 145 mph, according to a report in Monday's online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Trap-Jaw Ant

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