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2011-02-11 19:39:16

Leafcutter ants, signature denizens of New World tropical forests, are unique in their ability to harvest fresh leaves to cultivate a nutrient-rich fungus as food.

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2009-11-20 08:25:07

Symbiosis between ants and bacteria explains how leaf-cutter ants dominate tropical environments.

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2008-11-17 09:19:28

One of the most important developments in human civilization was the practice of sustainable agriculture: but we were not the first - ants have been doing it for over 50 million years.


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