Isn’t it fascinating that the Qur’an already knew about this entomological science, nearly two thousand years before it was “discovered,” by scientists. Here is the Qur’anic verse where it tells us that Ants communicate:
“Until, when they came upon the valley of the ants, an ant said (for females قالت), “O ants, enter your homes so that you do not be crushed by Solomon and his soldiers while they do not feel it.” (-Qur’an 27:18)
But that’s not all. How did an illiterate nomadic Arab from Arabia in the 7th Century AD, have known anything about the science of entomology?
Muhammad was absolutely spot on, when he stated that it was only the female ants who had to flee underground, because it’s only the male ants who have wings.
The Arabic used in this verse is Kalat (قالت), which means female. Kala (قال) is male.
This is by far not the only scientific breakthrough found in the Qur’an.
The Qur’an was a almost two thousand years ahead of its time.
Here is a scientific article about how Ants do indeed communicate using sound: