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Posts tagged pheromones

August 15, 2017

 

A Bombus griseocollis, colloquially known as a brown belted bumblebee

Bumblebee Footprints

Bumblebees know which flowers are the most promising food sources.

December 9, 2016

 

Cats mark their territories via scent

Ah, There’s the Rub

Anyone who owns a cat is familiar with the head-bumping way they greet you, but what does this behavior mean?

September 14, 2016

 

Once the ant found that delicious apple, it left a pheromone scent trail so others could find the way with their antennae.

It Only Takes One Ant

Why are there so many ants on your kitchen counter?

February 6, 2008

 

The Queen Bee Brainwash

Remember those painful bee stings of your childhood? Wouldn't it be nice to have a repellent to ward them off?

March 21, 2006

 

Trap-building Ants

Many studies are done on ant behavior, but these amazing Amazonian ants are especially tricky.

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