Become a Myrmecologist (a person who studies ants), while watching a colony of Harvester Ants burrow underground to create an amazing network of subterranean tunnels, walkways, and secret chambers. Observe these hard working critters work cooperatively to tunnel, explore, and forage throughout their rugged environment. Includes Escape-Proof Two-Sided viewing habitat, special "easy dig" sand, Sand Rod for Tunneling, and a Certificate to Redeem your Colony of 25-50 Harvester Ants. First step: sending in your voucher. Once they arrive, set up Ant Mountain by carefully following the step-by-step instructions to to pour the sand into the flat side of the mountain, add some water, allow to dry and add the critters in! Ants are Fascinating to watch, so you'll spend hours discovering and observing their habitat and getting to know the ants. Recognize their favorite food to eat - Celery, Apples, Carrots, maybe even Peanut Butter. Try to find a queen, alpha ant. Identify the insect's head, thorax, abdomen, six jointed legs, and a harden outside shell up close and personal! Compare Harvester Ants to the Carpenter Ants, Odorous House Ants, Pavement Ants, or any of the other ones you find outside. Provides hours of fun for students or families mixed in with interest education and responsibility. Recommended for Children 6 years old and above.
This product was added to our catalog on May 31, 2017