This time of year ants are especially abundant because the weather is warm and rain is frequent. They will make a line from the door to a small crumb of dog food that fell from Wally’s (my dog) mouth. My first Instinct is to do whatever I can to get rid of them, having no regard that they are living creatures just looking for a good meal. I found the best ant killer is a little canned dog food mixed with Boirc Acid. Give it a day and they are all gone. Although I’m happy they are gone I feel bad because I know what they look like up close. They are amazing, intricate, detailed beings.
I was always amazed and fascinated with the intricate details that you couldn’t easily see with the naked eye. While earning a degree in Medical Photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology, I studied macro, micro, high magnification and microscopic photography. I also took a course in scanning electron microscopy.