Could An Ant Survive A Drop From The Empire State Building?

There's no reason to be mean to ants just for the sake of curiousity, but from a purely theoretical perspective, it's easy to be fascinated with the concept of whether or not an ant could survive a fall from a building as tall as the Empire State Building. According to The Verge, there are ample rumors of a Korean television show performing a similar experiment after the math and science showed that the ants would survive -but that the insects exploded due to a change in atmospheric pressure when riding to the top of the tower.

So what do you guys think, could an ant fall from the Empire State Tower and survive, and woulld it explode on its way up?


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I think it would clearly survive boht directions up and down the Empire State building...
The
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reynolds_number
cares for a smooth falling...
It would however be more difficult to track the trajectory of the ant and to consider the wind drift during the falling.

the absence of gaseous stuff would inside the ant would prevent it from exploding... at least if you carry it up there using the stairs..
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