The FREE iBook “Dr. Eleanor’s Book of Common Ants of New York City” (written by Roar, edited by Buzz, and designed by Hoot) is out and available for download. While we know a bunch about who’s crawling underfoot in exotic lands like rainforests, we often overlook who’s sneaking around our own backyards and across our kitchen counters.

Here are three common New York City (and United States) ants we’d like you to meet:



The books feature amazing photography by Alex Wild, the World’s Best Ant Photographer. It was written for the Your Wild Life team with the support of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund (that’s how it’s free!). Download your free copy of “Dr. Eleanor’s Book of Common Ants of New York City”  or “Dr. Eleanor’s Book of Common Ants” to read more here.