Dragon ants are coming: New ‘Game of Thrones’ species identified

»»Dragon ants are coming: New ‘Game of Thrones’ species identified

The dragons from ‘Game of Thrones’ have come to life in insect form. New ant species that appear dragon-like due to their large and distinctive spines were recently found in the tropical rainforests of Papua New Guinea. Although they lack fire-breathing capabilities, the unique, spiny characteristics of the ants reminded the scientists who discovered them of the mythical dragons from the fantasy series and inspired them to name the ants after the ‘Game of Thrones’ dragons

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