Pregnant Ants

Pregnant ants, also called replete or maxed-out ants, are a phenomenon commonly seen in the late summer months among certain ant species. These bloated ants are distributed throughout the colony depending on the size of the mound, castes and sometimes age. While pregnant ants may be better fed, it is not clear whether they are purposely stored (mandibles fed to replete class) by the workers or if they are merely scavengers who take advantage of a good thing. Ant queens can lay upwards of 1500 eggs per day and a replete ant acts as an “egg-bank” for the colony when food is scarce. Of all of the animals that get pregnant and give birth to live young, ants are amongst the most fascinating creatures. Ants are capable of living almost everywhere on Earth. They have been able to adapt to a wide variety of different environments because of physiological and behavioral changes. Ants start developing into their adult form while they are still in their larval stage. The fertilized eggs produced by the queen ant go through oogenesis which is a process of cell division. This leads to the production of female sex cells or ova which are then released into the body cavity.

Pregnant Ants

It’s not easy to tell if an ant is pregnant, but it can be done. To identify a pregnant ant, you need to look at the abdomen. First, check the color of her abdomen. If it is yellow or orange, she is either a worker or a queen. If it is black, she is pregnant and should be treated with care.

Next, look at the size of her abdomen. If it isn’t swollen out like a balloon, then she is probably not pregnant. But if her abdomen is particularly large and swollen out like a balloon, that means that there are eggs inside her uterus and they will soon be ready to hatch into larvae.

Finally, check for activity. A pregnant ant will usually be quite lethargic because she has so many eggs inside her uterus that they take up most of her space and make moving difficult for her.

Pregnant ants are just like humans, except for the part where they have babies by themselves.

In fact, ant colonies are quite similar to human families: they consist of a queen and workers who help her raise the young. But in some species, including the carpenter ant, there’s no male involved at all!

That means that when an ant colony is looking to grow its population—or if there’s a crisis that could wipe out the whole colony—the queen can just lay unfertilized eggs and give birth to daughters. These daughters can start their own new colonies when they grow up, and the whole cycle starts over again.

List of Pregnant Ants

Syngenta 53204 Advion 4 x 30g Ant Gel, White
Price : $29.25 ($7.31 / Count)
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  • For use in residential, institutional, commercial, and industrial areas.
  • Targets most pest species of ants, including all key sweet feeders
  • Indoxacarb, the active ingredient, is the only member of its class of chemistry, so it performs like no other.

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Color White
Item Dimensions
Height 5 inches
Width 2 inches
Length 5 inches
Weight 0.5 Pounds
Price : $2.99
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Release Date 2019-11-07T03:21:25.715-00:00
Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs and Cats - Natural Flea Treatment for Pets Kittens Puppies - Flea Prevention Up to 6 Months -Non-Allergic Repellent - Immediate Flea Control
Price : $19.50
Features :

  • ✅Effective and long-lasting (up to 6 month) flea and tick control. Flea and tick prevention for dogs and cats kills parasites such as fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and provides long-lasting flea tick control.
  • ✅Gentle prevention : The collar provides gentle and effective protection and does not cause allergies. The flea control you can trust.
  • ✅GreenFort NEO Bio Collar is ideal and safe for pregnant pets, kittens, and puppies over 7 weeks old, pets with allergies and sick.
  • ✅ Recommended for pets with allergies, sick and convalescent pets, pregnant dogs and cats, and kittens and puppies over 7 weeks old.
  • ✅For all sizes: for dogs any weight: under 10 kg, for dogs 10-25 kg, for dogs over 25 kg

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Item Dimensions
Weight 0.09 Pounds
What to Expect When You
Price : $12.70
Features :

  • A completely revised and updated edition of America’s pregnancy bible, the longest-running New York Times bestseller ever.
  • With 18.5 million copies in print, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is read by 93% of women who read a pregnancy book and was named one of the “Most Influential Books of the Last 25 Years” by USA Today.
  • This cover-to-cover (including the cover!) new edition is filled with must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of moms and dads.

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Item Dimensions
Height 8.9375 Inches
Width 1.4375 Inches
Length 6 Inches
Weight 1.65 pounds
Release Date 2016-05-31T00:00:01Z
Runaway Romance
Price : $7.99
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Release Date 2018-09-17T06:48:12.383Z