I fix 1950 or '60 at the latest for the discovery of Europe.
August 10, 2016 10:26 AM Subscribe
Once upon a time there was a tiny brown ant who lived by a swamp at the end of the Paraná River in Argentina. Her name, Linepithema humile, literally means “humble” or “weak”. Some time during the late 1800s, an adventurous L. humile crept away from the swamp where giant river otter played and capybaras cavorted. She stowed away on a boat that sailed to New Orleans. And she went to war.
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