bulldog ant


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bulldog ant

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(Animals) another name for bull ant
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Noun1.bulldog ant - any of the large fierce Australian ants of the genus Myrmeciabulldog ant - any of the large fierce Australian ants of the genus Myrmecia
ant, emmet, pismire - social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
genus Myrmecia, Myrmecia - bulldog ants
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The jack jumper ant is a species of the bulldog ant and it gets its name from the hopping motion it performs when agitated.
Australia's bulldog ant is aptly named because it is perhaps the most ferocious of the 10,000 ant species.
THE world's most dangerous ant is the ferocious bulldog ant found in coastal regions of Australia.