Daily Archives: September 22, 2015


Ant Talk

I have enjoyed watching ants since I can remember. When very young I was convinced I had trained ants to respond to my commands, a veritable ant whisperer. In my travels to the tropics studying primates I was captivated by the amazing habits of rainforest ants. Leafcutter ants gather vegetation to grow fungus they cultivate […]

Ant Talk

22Sept2015

Ant Talk

I’ve had a fascination with ants since childhood. Over the years I’ve recorded them both with microphones and cameras, exploring their tiny hidden worlds. In the tropics I’ve been enchanted by leafcutter ants, alternately charmed and attacked by army ants, and experienced the pain of a bullet ant bite, among many other amazing ant experiences. […]