Molten metal anthill art — Destroying pests and creating amazing sculptures all at once [video & pics]

By Abraham Piper

Instead of destroying nuisance ants with pesticides, the guys at Anthill Art are much more crafty about it. They melt aluminum and then pour it down into the ants’ labyrinthine tunnels and caves. Once the metal rehardens, they carefully dig it out, revealing a remarkably intricate sculpture.

Here they are at work…

And here are some examples of the final product…

Anthill Art - 01

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Anthill Art’s work is available on Ebay.