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Posts tagged colonies

November 21, 2006

 

a macro image of a bee's head

Solitary Bees

Not all bees serve under a queen. In fact, most don't even live in colonies!

July 30, 2006

 

mole rat

Saving Up for a Rainy Day

Why do frequent workers tolerate these freeloaders? Well, infrequent workers actually do pull their weight, but only when the time is right.

November 19, 2004

 

Ant Intrigue

Ants are more interesting than you might think. Learn about them on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Males Rule in Costa Rican Wasp Species

In most species of social insects, such as wasps, bees, and ants, the females rule. The females are the workers.

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