Ant FAQs Here are some of the most common questions people have about ants. How can ants carry 50x their own weight? How long do ants live? Why do some ants have wings? How do I identify a queen ant? Why do ants fight each other? Are all ants female? Can ants talk to each other? How do ants clean themselves? What is the smallest ant in the world? What is the biggest ant in the world? How do scientific ant names work? What are Classes, Orders, sub families etc? Why are there ants in my home? What are the safest ways to remove unwanted ants? Which ant species can sting me? Which ant species are best for me to keep as pets? How can I build an ant habitat? What happens to worker ants if the queen is not present? How do I know if a queen ant is impregnated? Why can’t I buy a queen ant in the USA? Can I place two queen ants in the same nest? How do I catch ants? What happens when there are too many ants for my ant habitat? Why won’t my ants tunnel into their sand/soil/gel nest? Why are the ant eggs/larvae/pupae (brood) taking so long to hatch into adult ants?