Backyard Bugs: The Amazing Ants

Date: 5/4/2020
Time: 4:00 PM
Duration: 15 minutes
Presenter(s): Jeffry Petracca
Audience: General Audience
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Activity description:

Ants are seemingly insignificant creatures, often regarded as pests. Yet, beneath our feet, they form huge societies with complex social dynamics that play an important role in our ecosystem. From our own backyards to exotic locations across the globe, ants demonstrate some of the most interesting behaviors and adaptations found in nature! Join Long Island Aquarium and DNALC Entomologist Jeff Petracca to learn about some of the most unbelievable ant species, and why these tiny creatures are worth a closer look!