Death of a queen

Hidden in southern Arizona lies the violent world of desert honey ants. Follow the fate of a single colony, over several years, as they battle all corners for survival and dominance over the small patch of desert that is their world. In the end, the bloodthirsty ants decapitate their queen.

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  1. Imagine you were editor of the newspaper The Daily Ant. What would be the front page headlines on your newspaper tomorrow?
  2. Do you think ants are potentially more powerful than humans? Write a short story in which ants take over the world.