Fire ants build with no master plan – EarthSky


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Fire ants build with no master plan
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How and why do the ants make these symmetrical but very different shapes? They depend on touch and smell – not sight – to perceive the world, so they can sense only what’s very close to them. Contrary to popular belief, the queen doesn’t issue orders

from ants – Google News http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNG0_Li0r7INgyv0ZLNpA9fPngBfMQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=ujRwWei5GcywqQKWuqFg&url=http://earthsky.org/earth/fire-ants-build-rafts-towers-with-no-master-plan

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