RodneyToady: "The carpenter ant uses a foreleg to groom its antenna followed by cleaning of the foreleg with the mouth, whereas the housefly uses the foreleg only," she told BBC Nature."Our study insects represent three different modes of antennal grooming that are common to many insects. It will be exciting to see the extension of this phenomenon to other insect species.""I'm so very, very alone," she added, sighing. She then walked home to her small apartment and two cats, and ordered Chinese takeout for the third time this week.
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