Female and Male Alates: Once a year the colony produces winged male and female alates designed to mate during their yearly nuptial flight. The females mate during their nuptial flight, shed their wings and then dig a hole in the ground and start a new colony. The males mate and then die.

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    When you Adopt an Ant it is in name only, we do not send you an ant in the mail. 

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