The rebellion of the ant slaves

April 1, 2009 at 3:54 pm (Uncategorized) ()

Some species of ants also abduct the young of others, forcing them into labouring for their new masters. Some of its victims (ants from the genus Temnothorax) strike back, once they have matured, they start killing the pupae of their captors, destroying as many as two-thirds of the colony’s brood.

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