The most amazing home built animals

German photographer Ingo Arndt in his book "Animal Architecture" illustrated how animals and insects around the world are building amazing in its structure and form dwellings.

Here is the most creative of them:

Termite "spinifex" - Australia's Northern Territory

Australian termite towers reach almost seven meters in height and are a prime example of animal architecture. Each tower can fit two to three million termites. Perezhovyvaya spinifex grass with spikes and ground particles, termites recycle it, resulting in a material for the housing which solidifies as clay.

The most amazing home built animals

gastropod mollusk - tropical and subtropical ocean floor

The shell of the mollusk is a kind of the base, which is attached to stones, shells of other mollusks, sea urchins, needles, fragments of coral and sand grains. All of this is additional protection from predators.

The most amazing home built animals

ants weavers - the northern territory of Australia

To build their nests of ants weavers use powerful jaws, they cut off the leaves, and then fasten them with silk threads, which produce larvae.

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Vogelkopsky besedkovy bowerbird - Western Guinea, Indonesia

To attract females, males besedkovogo bowerbird build here are huts made of branches, decorating them with flowers, fruits, mushrooms, and even garbage.

The most amazing home built animals

European red wood ant - Hesse, Germany

These ants are one centimeter long can build homes height of almost two meters. Construction of the ant "skyscrapers" are adjacent to each other so tightly that there can not leak water.

The most amazing home built animals

Compass termites - Australia

Compass termites can build a flat, three-meter towers, which are located strictly from north to south. Constructions are also ventilation system to maintain a constant temperature level inside.

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Tkachik Bahia - Namibia

A little bird is building a nest of long, plucked, flexible blades. The sun dries the grass, making them harden, making nests in sturdy structure, which can be reached only through a hole at the bottom.

The most amazing home built animals

Average Remez - Europe and Asia

Males Remez build their nests from the web, wool seeds and plant fibers to attract the female, which lays the inside of five to eight eggs.

The most amazing home built animals

Wasp - commonly

Despite the fact that the wasp can be found in every corner of the world, this insect is also worthy of attention. Its Pulp and Paper house is made of recycled, weathered wood.

The most amazing home built animals