bulldog ant

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any of the large fierce Australian ants of the genus Myrmecia

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Nor can the bulldog ant practice trophallaxis like other ants, whereby regurgitated food is passed from mouth to mouth.
FACT: The Australian Bulldog ant and Jumper ants have been known to kill adults within 15 minutes of stinging them.
The Millwall fans of the insect world, bulldog ants are so hard they even turned on the BBC's AntCam ("the only way to get close to these brutal creatures"), running it off their manor with a display of latent aggression that Phil himself would envy.
Bulldog ants kill more people in Tasmania than sharks, bees, snakes and spiders put together, using a sting that can kill a man in four minutes.