Ants build ‘living’ bridges with their bodies, speak volumes about group intelligence

Screen Shot 2015-12-02 at 3.28.43 PMColumns of workers penetrate the forest, furiously gathering as much food and supplies as they can. They are a massive army that living things know to avoid, and that few natural obstacles can waylay. So determined are these legions that should a chasm or gap disrupt the most direct path to their spoils they simply build a new path — out of themselves.