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Ant Gladiators

the humane fight to the death sport
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A special mini coliseum about with a 20' diameter pit with super-smooth sides for ant colonies to fight in for sport. Ant breeders would keep, breed, and grow ant hills in half circle containers with 5' radii. A container would be combined with another and set in the arena for a match.

"Today in the Arena we have the Peruvian Bullet Ants verses the Argentinean Army Ants!"

"Those Bullet Ants sure look dangerous."

"And they are, Bob. Their poison can render a human unconcious for 18 hours! And they are huge! At one inch long, they are the largest ants in the world."

"So those Army Ants stand no chance then, do they, Fred?"

"Actually they'll probably win, what they lack in size they make up in quantity."

"There must be thousasnds of them swarming around!"

SPCA or other orginizations wouldn't complain, because they are just ants.

AlexTheGreat, Apr 24 2006

Sounds like the Sand Kings... http://www.amazon.c...8?v=glance&n=551440
[DrCurry, Apr 24 2006]

Ant Wars! http://pubpages.unh.edu/~pcj/antwars.html
[skinflaps, Apr 24 2006]

Insect Warriors http://www.youtube....ideos&search=Search
French and Saunders use bugs as orcs [imaginality, Apr 25 2006]

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       PETA wouldn't like it.
Galbinus_Caeli, Apr 24 2006

       kids with ant farms will be saying their ants could beat the other kids ants
AlexTheGreat, Apr 24 2006

       amusement from cruel sport.... ants have feelings too
xenzag, Apr 24 2006

       Can't be much crueler than just keeping the ants in a 'farm'... At least they get a bit of a work out this way...
Asbestos, Apr 24 2006

       One of my favorite short stories, DC
theircompetitor, Apr 24 2006

       have you ever seen ants fight? they're vicious, ripping off legs and heads with their mandibles.
AlexTheGreat, Apr 24 2006

       When I was a lad I used to be fascinated by ants (infact, I still am).   

       One of my favourite pastimes was to quarter-fill an empty plastic ice-cream tub with water and drop "islands" of mud into it. I'd then proceed to scamper about the nether regions of the garden, collecting all manner of creepy crawlies to maroon on the slowly dissolving mud shores. Woodlice, earwigs, spiders and ants were the generic catch. Ants ALWAYS survived the longest (sometimes for days on end).   

Five_Swords, Apr 24 2006

imaginality, Apr 25 2006

       Thats funny - You couldn't really expect to see the words "humane" and "death sport" in the same sentence; making sense outside of the 'bakery.
Letsbuildafort, Apr 25 2006

       The sandkings...Now that was good story.
zeno, Apr 25 2006


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