Please Explain: Ants

We look into the fascinating lives of ants. For example: some ant species can form floating rafts in order to survive floods. Another species, weaver ants, build nests in trees by sewing leaves together.

Brian L. Fisher is the Chairman of Entomology at the California Academy of Sciences and creator of He specializes in the large-scale discovery, description, and naming of African and Malagasy ants. Dr. John T. Longino of Evergreen State College specializes in neotropical myrmecology.