Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) in sub-Saharan Africa apply an antimicrobial substance to nestmates whose limbs are misplaced whereas raiding termite nests
12 Could 2022
An African ant appears to be the one recognized species, apart from people, that may diagnose contaminated wounds and deal with them with antimicrobial drugs.
Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) are comparatively massive bugs present in sub-Saharan Africa that raid termite nests for meals. That is dangerous as a result of termite nests are defended by troopers that may chunk the ants, tearing off their limbs in as much as a fifth of circumstances.
Erik Frank on the College of Würzburg in Germany beforehand noticed that Matabele ants that …