Worker ants appear up a series of slits (as opposed to the more common honeycomb round holes of the mound) and these exits are guarded by soldier and bull ants
. As dusk approaches, this activity increases until winged ants begin appearing, at which point the mound should be left alone.
"Once we were on the pitch, we were introduced to the local wildlife because there were bull ants
everywhere and they bit us to death."
He added: "I can recall in every detail the long treks through the bush in searing heat, and for company I remember funnel web spiders, bull ants
, leeches that could only be removed with a cigarette end, snakes of every description and kangaroos that overtook us on cross-country runs.
The conditions in the celebrity camp are as terrifying as ever with snakes, spiders, tics and bull ants
all spotted in the area.
Then there are the bull ants
, scorpions, millipedes and giant centipedes, which can give a nasty bite."
Dungay is prone to leeches, lethal funnel web spiders, deadly brown snakes, black snakes, death adder snakes, stinging bull ants
and jumping ants, as long as a matchstick and able to leap a metre high.
There are also bull ants
, scorpions, millipedes and centipedes.
By the age of three she was making a contribution to his shows The Crocodile Hunter Diaries and learning the importance of all species of animal, even bull ants
which bit her.
JOHN FASHANU faces the prospect of coming face-to-face with the world's most poisonous snakes, funnel-web spiders, bull ants
that jump a metre high ...