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.

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  • Arphemius

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

  • Got it!

  • Bulgingsnake

    We all do!

  • Bulgingsnake

    You got the invite

  • PQG 1991

    Little Bastards indeed…

  • mikezippy

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

  • mikezippy

    Damn right!

  • Hahahahaha

  • PQG 1991

    I see, makes sense.

  • Bulgingsnake

    I know, stupid fvcking bug!

  • Bulgingsnake

    Sounds good. Take some pictures of yourself with a boner also.

  • mikezippy

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

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  • Bulgingsnake

    Because, here in America we prefer the word ant!

  • Bulgingsnake

    And you will be writing about news stories if I’m correct?

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

  • 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”

  • Doope, I appreciate it. Thanks.

  • Bulgingsnake

    OK, once my female gets home I’ll have her send you an author invite

  • PQG 1991

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

  • Hell yea!

  • Bulgingsnake

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

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