Monthly Archives: November 2013

Exploding ants

Ants don’t live in a very peaceful world. As there’s so many of them in one spot, they make a great target for e.g. predators and diseases. Furthermore, many ants fight amongst each other for things like foraging territories. In … Continue reading

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Mimics don’t fool each other (much)!

Ants are highly aggressive, and many species like to avoid them. Some animals make use of this fact, by trying to look like an ant to make sure predators will avoid them. Take for example this Sphecotypus spider. As you … Continue reading

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