(photo: Dcoetzee )
Honeypot ants were first discovered in 1881 by naturalist Henry Christopher McCook. They’re known for being living larders because they store food in special bodily compartments that are used to feed other ants in their colony. If you’re interested in learning more about this intriguing insect, keep reading. You’ll discover many fascinating facts about it, such as why they love honey and the unique way they keep food in their body.