These Ants Would Definitely Win a Sword Fight

What do you get if you take an ant and add a couple of scimitars to its back?

You’d get an ant that fits nicely into Pheidole cervicornis, a diverse group of ants in Indonesia with wicked-looking spikes adorning their bodies. Looking something like the ninja warriors of the ant world, these guys have another unique feature as well: giant heads and jaws that they use to break apart and transport large portions of food.

Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

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