In the quest for lessons from nature and particularly ants, some of their notable characteristics include the following:
* They display tremendous strength and determination. It is estimated that on the average they are able to carry 5x their own body weight.
* They help one another and display altruistic qualities. They work for the good of one another and they will even sacrifice their lives for the greater good of their community.
* They will not take from the mouth of others, yet they will give to others.