Sunday Night Movie: Ant Hallucinations

If ants were to drop acid I'm not sure what they'd experience. But this entrancing short film by Jörg Brönnimann is as good a guess as any:


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Pretty trippy. Research was conducted on the effects of cocaine on bees not too long ago; LSD and ants can't be far behind.

By Bob Kallal (not verified) on 18 Apr 2010 #permalink

I'm only wondering why the video only features queen ants. Just a random thought as I ... Look, my turtle is pink!

Wow, man! Far out!

@Jason, no doubt this ant is viewing the inner, queenly essence of its fellows under the influence of the drug.

About forty years ago (as an intemperate high school kid), I once hallucinated ants while tripping. Mind you, this has nothing to do with the species concepts and delimitations posed in my taxonomic revisions!

But Alex, how does a young, clean-living fellow like yourself know anything about the effects of LSD?

By James C. Trager (not verified) on 19 Apr 2010 #permalink