How to Evolve an Army Ant

Insect photographer Alex Wild ( chronicles the many ants that have independently adopted a nomadic predatory strategy collectively known as the "Army Ant Syndrome" and discusses what army ants tell us about biological evolution.

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  • Jeff W.

    Great talk! Alex and Jo are awesome.

    1 · August 5, 2013

  • Camp


    August 4, 2013

  • Dave B.

    I'm a maybe right now, depends on where I'm at when the time comes. Sounds fascinating!!

    June 1, 2013

    • Jennifer

      I think you might be in DC

      August 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    any chance this will be video recorded and uploaded somewhere? I would love to be able to listen to this talk, but I live in Brazil.

    August 1, 2013

    • Jennifer

      I'm not sure that we'll be able to video tape it--we've had spotty success with that so far, sometimes great, sometimes not so great--but we'll try!

      August 3, 2013

  • ASK: Adrienne Sioux K.

    This is going 2 B exciting! Alex has been 1 of my FB friends 4 a few yrs now as I write about ANTS, but an unexpected Talk is indeed a terrific Surprise as his work is totally incredible - has always reminded me of National Geographic! Looking 4ward!

    1 · August 3, 2013

  • Camp

    No one will believe me, but I am going to try to make it.

    1 · July 31, 2013

  • Jennifer

    Final time and place announced! Sunday August 4th, 3 p.m. at Black Rock Pub and Kitchen. All-ages welcome! You know how much kids like bugs...bring them along!

    July 16, 2013

  • Chex

    My attendance is kinda contingent on location ... where will this be?

    May 31, 2013

    • Jennifer

      It will be in Chicago. Likely on the north side. We'll get the location up fairly soon :)

      May 31, 2013

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