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Why do Argentine ants from Georgia fight each other, but Argentine ants from California tolerate one another?

Written by Joe Ballenger @BugQuestions What’s the deal with L. humile on the West Coast (one + colony) vs. East (many warring colonies) – Why? — Nathanael Johnson (@SavorTooth) February 12, 2015 This is one of those questions that’s really … Continue reading

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Is there any truth to the rumor that ants eat cows, people and crops?

@BugQuestions I once read a short story called "Leningen Versus the Ants." Any truth to ants eating cows, devouring crops, etc? Thanks! — Permanent Side Eye. (@sarahkerr81) February 19, 2015 If you’ve never read the short story Leiningen Versus the … Continue reading

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