Some People Cant Smell Ants?

November 17, 2020 10:19am CST
I just read that being able to smell ants was genetic. I didn't know that not everyone able to smell ants. I can only smell the 'sugar ants'. What about you? Can you smell ants?
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@MALUSE (62974)
• Germany
17 Nov
This is the first time that I learn that ants have a smell. Obviously, I don't have the ability to smell them.
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17 Nov
the sugar ants smells like some type of toxin. that's all i know.
@much2say (45489)
• United States
17 Nov
I never even thought to smell ants! Well, I guess I can't .
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18 Nov
lol actually before i know i could smell ants i used to wonder what i was smelling. i found out eventually
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@much2say (45489)
• United States
19 Nov
@Chineetah I feel like if I try to smell ants, they will crawl up my nose .
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20 Nov
@much2say looool just don't take a big sniff
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@Fa_Maverick (5900)
• Australia
18 Nov
This is the same for lilacs and also cyanide. Some people can't smell these. When some ants get squashed I can smell a smell that kinda burns my sinuses it's weird
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19 Nov
wow, it affects to really badly then. which ant can u smell? all?
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• Australia
19 Nov
@Chineetah the little ones and honey bum green ants those smell awful
18 Nov
Ant have smell, well I came to know it just today. What type smell thay have?
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@dashaa (15)
• Israel
18 Nov
You guys smell ants??? Is it a normal thing? Is something wrong with me? WHAT
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18 Nov
lol no nothing is wrong with you, i just found out that not everyone smells it.
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@Nevena83 (55603)
• Serbia
17 Nov
I haven’t thought about it, but I think I can, if I take them in hand.
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18 Nov
u can probably try and see if you're one of the few.
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@sharon6345 (256263)
• United States
17 Nov
I wonder at times what on earth is on people's minds.
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18 Nov
haha! it's just an observation
@GooglePlus (2568)
17 Nov
Smell of Ants ? How is it like ? I can't smell some strong essence here for which my mom complains a lot! That's okay though
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17 Nov
lol, maybe you have been around strong chemicals to often? idk... the sugar ants smells like some toxin thats the closest thing i can compare it to
@psanasangma (4966)
• India
19 Nov
Not every time. But I do sense one particular ant, which I am always get annoyed. Sometimes I don't, can sleep with them too
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@Nakitakona (38458)
• Philippines
21 Nov
Sometimes I smell small ants for they excrete odor.