Salt Pan (image) Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Share Print E-Mail Caption Desert ants have evolved impressing abilities to survive in the salt pans of the Tunisian Sahara, which are pretty barren habitats. Credit Markus Knaden/Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology. Usage Restrictions None 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.