The 5 ½" H. x 7" L. curved acrylic case comes with the special gel that serves as a food and water source for the ants (as it was tested in space!) Includes coupon to send for live ants (plus $4.95 for shipping) or collect your own. Add the ants to their special home and watch them create tunnels and runs in the gel. Ants live 1-3 months on average. With magnifying glass, ant catching tool, information guide, and instructions. Ages 6 yrs. +.