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Snippet: Slow-motion video reveals how ants deliver their painful venom

Snippet: Slow-motion video reveals how ants deliver their painful venom

The trap-jaw ant (Odontomachus ruginodis) and the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius) can deliver up to 13 drops of venom per second

Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/08/slow-motion-video-reveals-how-ants-deliver-their-painful-venom

Watch the researcher explain the footage: https://youtu.be/_jygY-ZHPxQ

Credit: Adrian Smith

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