Weaver Ants (image) Aarhus University Share Print E-Mail Caption Weaver ants eat insects when wandering around the crowns of trees and bushes, leaving nutrient-rich waste that the plants can absorb and use directly. Credit Photo: Kim Aaen, NatureEyes. Usage Restrictions May be used in relation to this news release. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.