FIVE FACTS ABOUT THE THISTLEDOWN VELVET ANT.

1. It takes 15 years to hatch out of its larva.

2. It only lives for 3 days after it hatches.

3. They never travel on empty stomachs.

4. Their bite is more dangerous than the King Cobra.

5. They’ve been documented on camera killing the Bald Eagle.

  • This actually caught my attention, I’ve never heard of this, where are they located?

    • Bulgingsnake

      I don’t fvcking know. Do you still want an author position?

    • PQG 1991

      Utah, Nevada, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico.

      • Damn, I’m stationed in California, hope I never run across one of the little bastards.

      • PQG 1991

        Little Bastards indeed…

  • PQG 1991

    From what I’m reading about it’s actually a f***ing wasp. I don’t know why they only call it ant, they should call it “THISTLEDOWN VELVET ANT-WASP”

    • Bulgingsnake

      Because, here in America we prefer the word ant!

      • PQG 1991

        I see, makes sense.

      • mikezippy

        I prefer to call it by it’s scientific name…..Dasymutilla gloriosa.

      • Bulgingsnake

        We all do!

  • mikezippy

    Ha only lives three days! What a stupid bug. Wasted all it’s time hatching.

    • Bulgingsnake

      I know, stupid fvcking bug!

      • mikezippy

        Damn right!

  • Arphemius

    But if it doesn’t travel on an empty stomach, how does it get to its first meal?