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Old 17-07-2006, 12:27 PM
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:29 PM
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Every year there is The Day Of The Flying Ants. I always look forward to it.

They only live for a day or two. I have been noticing some advance guard ants the last few days. Today must be hatching day in south london.
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:31 PM
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Every year there is The Day Of The Flying Ants. I always look forward to it.

They only live for a day or two. I have been noticing some advance guard ants the last few days. Today must be hatching day in south london.
jump this is it!!!

theyre a month late though.
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:32 PM
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jump this is it!!!

theyre a month late though.
I beg to differ - here are the rough dates for the last few years:

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2001 23 July
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:33 PM
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:33 PM
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:35 PM
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They eat other normal ants don't they?
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:36 PM
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They eat other normal ants don't they?
They are either males or immature queens. They are the same species as normal red ants et cetera. Ants mate on the wing.
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:37 PM
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What I'd like to know is how th f'ck did they get wings in the first place? Did they suddenly start interbreeding with flies or summat?
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Old 17-07-2006, 12:44 PM
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What I'd like to know is how th f'ck did they get wings in the first place? Did they suddenly start interbreeding with flies or summat?
Perhaps they're strap-ons?
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I can confirm that was the case from Kennington to Lambeth North too - all over now - move along - nothing to see here
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Every year there is The Day Of The Flying Ants. I always look forward to it.
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