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(EurekAlert)   Entomologists uncover fire ant matriarchy, kicking a hole in the entire "king of the hill" theory   (eurekalert.org) divider line
    More: Interesting, Ant, service of a single reproductive queen, colonies of tropical fire ants, Kip Lacy, way ant societies function, different social structures, queen colonies, greater genetic diversity  
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4 days ago  
Ants, bees and termites are all matriarchies.  This is NOT news.

/ This is FARK
 
4 days ago  
Kill all fire ants with fire.

/fire
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
I don't take any particular pleasure in poison-bombing the fire ant mounds in my yard.

It's more like grim satisfaction.

/shake shake shake
//shake shake shake
///eat that poison ♫ little bastards ♪
 
4 days ago  

dionysusaur: Ants, bees and termites are all matriarchies.  This is NOT news.

 
4 days ago  
Researchers at the University of Georgia have found colonies of tropical fire ants, native to Florida and coastal Georgia, that thrive with multiple queens

Good god, they're just now learning this?  This is pretty lay knowledge.

I guess next week they'll learn that the other fire ant species with the little volcano mounds nearby is there to eat them.
 
4 days ago  
-ahem-

Attenboroughs and the Empire of the Ants 2018| Ant Documentary| BBC
Youtube RdPsVpD6b08

 
4 days ago  
Hey Joe, what choo do fer a livin'?
I watch ants f@ck.  Oh, and rite dees here storys n git payed.
 
4 days ago  
That's what they want you to think! - Dale Gribble...err....Rusty Shackleford.
 
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4 days ago  
O christmas tree O christmas tree...
Largest Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast So Far (Cast #072)
Youtube 8Xvsxarw-J0
 
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