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“Ant from Mars” discovered in Amazon Jungle

The Amazon rainforest is still surprising scientists, even with global warming and the jungle predation, there are new species discovered every day like the recently found “ant from Mars” called so, because its unusual alien characteristics.

The ant, Martialis heureka, is blind and lives underground and was probably a descendant of the very first ants to evolve. It is two to three millimeters long, very pale, has no eyes and a large lower jaw.

These types of discoveries prove that the mega-biodiversity found in the Amazon Jungle is quiet underrated, and it is still the best place for nature lovers, looking for the wildest adventures and the most exotic species.

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