Scientists have discovered that the small tropical insect can snap its mandibles at up to 90 metres a second (about 320 km/h), the fastest animal movement on record. Photo: YouTube/Ant Lab

Beware the Dracula ant: its killer jaws are nature’s fastest at 320km/h

  • Insect uses lethal speed of its spring-loaded mandibles to stun or kill prey
  • Dracula ants are mostly found in the tropics in Africa and Asia
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Scientists have discovered that the small tropical insect can snap its mandibles at up to 90 metres a second (about 320 km/h), the fastest animal movement on record. Photo: YouTube/Ant Lab
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