VIDEO: Ants with backpacks...whatever next?

A national trust estate in North Derbyshire, which is home to more than 50 million protected ants, has been chosen for a new tagging project. University researchers are going to catch 1,000 northern hairy wood ants on the Longshaw Estate and fit them with radio transmitters to track them.


York scientists to tag tiny ants

Researchers from the University of York are fitting one thousand northern hairy wood ants with tiny radio receivers.