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Old 04-19-2017, 09:41 PM
 
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Ants are quite creative and resourceful but they also can be scary!!

http://io9.gizmodo.com/5880539/10-fr...now-about-ants

Ah man!!

 
Old 04-20-2017, 10:33 AM
 
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This one is pretty crazy.

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Ants practice slavery
Many species of ants are known to raid neighboring colonies and steal eggs or larvae in a practice known as "dulosis". The forcibly acquired young are then either eaten or put to work.
 
Old 04-20-2017, 11:38 AM
 
Location: Grosse Ile Michigan
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This is interesting. Thank you.

I am writing a historical fiction book where the character, a guy living in the 13th century is obsessed with and terrified of ants. It never occurred to me before I saw this thread that I need to do some research about ants to avoid inaccuracies.
 
Old 04-20-2017, 01:19 PM
 
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Yes they might be small BUT THEY AINT STUPID

Good luck on your book my friend..
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