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Leafcutter ants live in the soil, but forage way up high in the canopies of trees. 00:12
Leafcutter ants grow their own crops using chunks of leaves in order to sustain themselves. 01:00
Ants have harnessed the microbes to make antibiotics for themselves long before humans did. 01:47