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Posts tagged colony members

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.

September 27, 2003

 

Wasp Individuality

Social insects such as wasps, bees, and ants rely on sight and odor to distinguish a nest mate from an outsider, but can they decipher between individuals?

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