Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published the work.
According to experts, there are 20,000,000,000,000,000 ants
2.5 million ants for every person alive today.
The amount is "unimaginable," according to the study's chief author
Patrick Schultheiss, who said as much in an interview
For instance, Schultheiss claimed that "we just cannot visualise 20 quadrillion ants in one mound
It just does not work
It just does noIn an effort to estimate the number of ants on the planett work
experts indicated that if all of them were dug out from the earth and dried up