Singapore is the ant capital of the world with 409 species recorded, the highest number globally

Entomologist Wendy Wang takes ST through unique ants species we can find here in Singapore. ST PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG
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SINGAPORE - Singapore may be a tiny urbanised island-state, but it has a whopping 409 species of ants recorded - the highest number recorded in any city in the world.

These 409 species include new local records of 121 species and 34 species endemic to Singapore.

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