WTF Fun Fact – Ants Eating Junk Food

A study found that each year arthropods (like millipedes, spiders and ants) eat over 2,100 pounds of junk food discarded in New York City’s Broadway/West St. corridor in Manhattan. That’s the equivalent of 60,000 hot dogs. WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.fastcompany.com/3039379/new-york-ants-eat-the-equivalent-of-60000-hot-dogs-a-year-in-food-we-drop

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2 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – Ants Eating Junk Food”

  1. Arthropods include arachnids. But there’s something wrong with the math. There’s an extra zero or a missing zero in there. Because even small hot dogs are 10 to a pound. Using their numbers there’s 30 hot dogs in a pound.

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