Indian scientist Dr. Mohamed Babu created technicolor ants by feeding colored sugar water to ants with translucent abdomens. Dr. Babu conducted the experiment in his backyard after his wife noticed the ants turning white as they drank spilled milk.
The beautiful Red Velvet Ant (Dasymutilla Occidentalis) They are wingless Wasps and not actually ants! Be careful of their stinger it is very painful. This is a female the males have wings and look like wasps. Image credit: Eric Gofreed