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Why do ants fall in to water in summer?

I have seen ants climbing on to the water bottle and they fall in to water. I have also seen them falling in to bucket full of water that is kept in my bathroom. Why do they do so? The other day, Me and my friend were joking that ants are suiciding.

Asked By: TheInternetGuy - 4/5/2011
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Ants technically are blind, meaning they cannot see using a pair of eyes. Many species of ants get around by using a sort of "tracking" by following a trail another ant left behind. This means that one ant, lets say a scout, goes out literally blind. This scout ant has the job of finding food, while leaving a trail of... More
Answered By: Aidan Ancheta - 4/5/2011
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Can't give a direct answer to the question. But a lot of information is available on Ants in the web search. Click on Ants in web search and see the details. There also ur question is not answered.
Answered By: Ramasubramanian A - 4/5/2011
 
Because if they did in winter they would just skid around on the ice.
Answered By: JohnnyK - 4/5/2011
 
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