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Monthly Archives: September 2013
Which animals actually sleep? Many people seem to think sleep is restricted to vertebrates such as lizards, birds and primates. But actually, insects sleep as well! Ants, being insects, are very interesting for studying sleeping behaviour, as they live underground. … Continue reading
The normal story about ants tells us that a colony is headed by one or more queens, who do all the reproducing, while the workers are sterile and do everything except reproducing. Of course, there are always exceptions in nature, … Continue reading