AntWorks® Space-Age Ant Habitat

AntWorks® Space-Age Ant Habitat

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AntWorks® Space-Age Ant Habitat

R275.00
(Incl V.A.T.)
ANTWORKS
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Based on the 2003 NASA Space Shuttle experiment designed to determine whether antswould tunnel in zero gravity, Fascinations has created a crystal clear gel ant habitat. You can learn more about the experiment here: CCN Article

Have you ever seen an ant build a colony? You can see them constuct their network of tunnels in this clear gel from all angles! All AntWork habitats include a start stick so you can lend them a hand in the beginning, and a high definition magnifying lens to watch them work ‘up front and personal’.

Features:

  • Sturdy acrylic container measures 6.5" x 5.5" x 1.25"
  • The perfect educational gift for all ages
  • Comes with everything you need besides the ants
  • Ant works gel can be reused with more ants
  • Ants not included.
  • Life expectancy of most ants is +- 6 months

Antworks box contains

  • One AntWorks® Habitat Container with NASA Blue gel
  • Extreme Zoom lens for up-close viewing
  • Accessories for your antworks
  • Instruction manual
  • Mail-in order form to send away for live ants

Ant Facts No 1
Ants are one of the oldest living creatures on earth. Like sharks, they haven't changed much in millions of years. Nature got it right first time, proving the old axiom "if it ain't broke, don't fix it".

Ant Facts No 2
Ants are the world's strongest creature in relation to their size. They can carry 10-20 times their bodyweight. They are also the longest living of all insects.

Ant Facts No 3
At any given moment, there are at least 1015 ants living on earth That's a number so large - and involving more zeros than is polite to use in mixed company - that there are two words for it: Billiard (if you're British) and Quadrillion (if you're American, or just easily swayed by the trans-Atlantic influence - I mean, their Billions are tiny compared to ours, aren't they). Anyway, that represents 0.1% of all the planet's insects.

 Tips

Antworks

  • There are two small air holes in the lid of the farm. If you have small ants and are worried about them escaping these can be covered with a piece of tape for a couple of weeks until your ants have settled in.
  • There's enough air in the frame to last an ant lifetime. However, your ants will appreciate some fresh air once a week - just take the lid off for a few minutes and then replace it.
  • Ant behaviour will vary seasonally. If your ants huddle or don't tunnel as much as you expected, don't forget you can always find more and start again

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