20 quadrillion ants roam the Earth right now, according to scientists' calculations

20 quadrillion ants roam the Earth right now, according to scientists’ calculations

When Mark Wong set out to analyze 489 entomological studies spanning every continent, major habitat and biome on Earth, his goal was simple: count ants. The journey to a final answer was long and often tedious. Then one day, Wong and other ant experts came out the other side. According to a new paper published …

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