Cataglyphis Fortis (image) Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Caption The desert ant Cataglyphis fortis has an extraordinary memory for different food odors. The insect is able to learn many food odors very quickly and never forgets them for the rest of its life. Credit Markus Knaden / Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Usage Restrictions None 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.