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Bizarre footage shows army of ants making bridge to attack wasp nest

In this extremely unique footed posted to Twitter by Francisco Boni Francisco Boni, a platoon of ants can be seen building a bridge to attack a nearby wasp nest.

"Attack of legionary ants (also known as army ants or marabunta) to a wasp honeycomb. Impressive the level of swarm intelligence and collective computation to form that bridge," Boni said.

"Studies show that ants partly optimize traffic flow. Ants headed back to the colony loaded up with loot use center lanes, while outbands ants use the edges. Ants are also sensitive to gaps and when other ants trample over their heads, so they start to follow other rules," he added.

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The full story behind this incredible footage is currently unknown, but ants have been known to hold their ground against other insects as you can see in the National Geographic video below!

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