Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) in sub-Saharan Africa apply an antimicrobial substance to nestmates whose limbs are misplaced whereas raiding termite nests
12 May 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 medication.
Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) are comparatively massive bugs present in sub-Saharan Africa that raid termite nests for meals. This is dangerous as a result of termite nests are defended by troopers that may chew the ants, tearing off their limbs in as much as a fifth of instances.
Erik Frank on the University of Würzburg in Germany beforehand noticed that Matabele ants that …