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4 courageous ants went on a walk in a straight line. On 1st April, 2014; the ants met a lion on the way and later an elephant who was going towards the lion...

After the ants saw the Elephant, the one at the third place said that there are two ants ahead of her which seemed right but later, she also said that there were two ants behind her. Why did she say so???

Note by Abhineet Nayyar
3 years, 8 months ago

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She was lying

Suresh Tharayil - 2 years, 7 months ago

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WHAT A WEEEW !!!!

Cathy Villaceran - 3 years ago

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april fool u

Hema Kumar - 3 years, 6 months ago

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when the elephant stepped on the lion, it was compressed to size of an ant.

Shubham Dahiya - 3 years, 6 months ago

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Because later, they stop and turn back :p

Mu'amar Musa Nurwigantara - 3 years, 8 months ago

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she thought the last ant's shadow was another ant?

Venture Hi - 3 years, 8 months ago

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No, Venture...There is nowhere mentioned in the question that the ants are moving towards the Sun...

Abhineet Nayyar - 3 years, 8 months ago

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they are moving in a circle

Bhanu Prakash A - 3 years, 8 months ago

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I said in a straight line...anyways good attempt... :)

Abhineet Nayyar - 3 years, 8 months ago

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She is afraid of the lion and elephant , thus she turned , and the two ants that was infront is now behind her.

Wen Ooi - 3 years, 8 months ago

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The question says that the ants are courageous...so they are neither scared of the lion nor the elephant...

Abhineet Nayyar - 3 years, 8 months ago

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she was leing

Nishant Sharma - 3 years, 8 months ago

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april fool

Neel Jha - 3 years, 7 months ago

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Yup!! That's Right, the ants are moving on 1st april...i.e. april fools...lol

Abhineet Nayyar - 3 years, 5 months ago

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