A cloud of flying ants that hit the south coast on Wednesday was so dense it could be seen in satellite images from space.
Tayside prisoners have been tormented by rats, wasps and ants in the last two years.
It appears exploding ants are real. And scientists have just identified a new species that lives on trees in Borneo.
A “Band of Brothers” species of warring ant has been observed rescuing injured comrades from the field of battle, carrying them to safety, and tending their wounds.
Ants are being recruited as soldiers in the human war against resistant superbugs.