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Watch: This somersaulting ant has a lightning-quick bite

An invasive ant with one of the fastest bites in the animal kingdom is headed for backyards across the United States. Originally from South America, the insect has a head that resembles a hammerhead shark with jaws that can open 180°, National Geographic reports. But its lightning-quick, painful bite isn’t the only thing to worry about. Take a look at the video to see how Odontomachus haematodus can become an airborne threat by hurling itself into the air.

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