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Bullet Ants

They’re the insect version of a handgun, known for the world’s most painful sting. These bullet ants (Paraponera clavata) hold a venom that can leave victims in agony for weeks. Entomologist Justin O. Schmidt, creator of the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, rated a bullet ant’s sting as the absolute worst, describing it as “pure, intense, … Continue reading