bull ant


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bull ant

n
(Animals) any large Australian ant of the genus Myrmecia, having a powerful stinging bite: subfamily Ponerinae. Also called: bulldog ant
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"I was stung by an Australian Bull Ant, you should have seen the size of the thing, massive and the pain was excruciating!
In the first ever study of what triggers twilight activity in animals, Narendra and colleagues carried out a field study of the Australian bull ant.
That was my first encounter with a bull ant. It abruptly ended our family picnic and all the ice cream in the world wouldn't cheer me up.