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April 18, 2016

 

fire ants in the southwest leave their nests and form a large mass around the queen and her brood, and basically act like a living raft that floats until the waters recede

Ants Out In the Rain

How do ants survive when it rains and their anthills get washed away? They're well prepped for emergency flooding.

July 23, 2015

 

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Can You Choke a Fly?

Stick with the fly traps or swatters...you can't choke out these pesky pilots.

December 16, 2011

 

At high altitudes, fluid can accumulate inside a mountain climber's lungs, preventing oxygen from entering the blood.

All About High Altitude Pulmonary Edema: HAPE

When fluid blocks the passage of oxygen into the lungs, the resulting suffocation is known as drowning, whether or not the person is submerged in water.

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