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Fire ants link legs, bodysurf to escape floods in Amazon

Ants are cool. This BBC video footage showing ants creating a living raft from their naturally water-repellent bodies — just so they can sail in flooded waters — is amazing. It’s a curious and marvelous sight.

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Low Lai Chow travels light and is working on exercising demons from her past. Find out more about her at lowlaichow.com.

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