Is ant an insect or animal?

17 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favourite answer

    Ants are both insects and animals. Insecta is a class within the kingdom Animalia.

    Source(s): I used to be a zookeeper and have studied animals all my life.
  • 1 decade ago

    Ant is an insect and all insects are animals so ant is an animal.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    There is a special ant heaven where all the ants go and they are all the same age, and they don't have to march in lines forever or regurgitate into each others mouths. Also there are no magnifying glasses in ant heaven. Every species of insect and animal has its own heaven or hell. For example when ants go to hell they are always being burned by a magnifying glass, and they have to regurgitate into other ants mouths, but they never get any food from the other ants, so they get hungrier and hungrier and they burn. Every time they try to dig a hole somebody kicks the dirt around.

  • 1 decade ago

    An insect is in the animal kingdom!

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  • 1 decade ago

    an ant is an insect and an insect is an animal

  • simi s
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    ant is ultimately an animal but first its an insect.

  • 1 decade ago

    it is an insect because it has 6 legs. Insects are animals, but however they are not mammals

  • seigel
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Ant An

  • 1 decade ago

    For quick understanding this animal is placed in insect catagory

  • 1 decade ago

    Ant is an insect and it has six legs.

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