Up The Ant(e)

It would be unwise to walk around barefoot anywhere these guys are found. The fish-hook ant is equipped to not only pass through skin, but to hook in and attach itself to whatever assaults it.

A single ant isn’t as much of a problem as a swarm of them, who have been observed grouping together and locking themselves into one another like a sentient carpet when their colony is theatened.

Originally discovered in Cambodia (2007), you might also want to keep your shoes on in The Phillipines, Java, Laos, Sumatra, India and China