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Ants are social insects that generally live in colonies underground. Badeea Ali once said she had the patience of an ant, which lead to Jacob's sibling wondering if ants were patient. When discussing Astrology with his fifth year divination class, Firenze described small accidents such as minor burns as being like the scurrying of ants in the affairs of the universe.