Deep Look

Where Are the Ants Carrying All Those Leaves?

Season 2 Episode 1 | 3m 26s

Ants don’t eat leaves, they use them to grow white tufts of nutritious fungus to feed their offspring. Their success as farmers has made leafcutter ants into fungus tycoons, complete with their own underground cities and huge half-inch soldiers to patrol them.

Aired: 03/20/16

Rating: NR

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