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Control by decapitation

Even though ants are extremely interesting creatures, sometimes there’s just too many of them. One of the best examples is the Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) in the United States. This ant was accidentally introduced from Argentina somewhere around … Continue reading

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What do ants dream of?

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

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