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An insect-eating pitcher plant teams up with ants to prevent mosquito larvae from stealing its nutrients
Ever tried to defeat natural forces? Specialist ants are capable of running on slippery waxy plant surfaces in order to reach their nests and food supplies. Some Macaranga trees in South East Asia have waxy stems to protect themselves from ants and other insects. Only one specific ant is capable of running up and down the stem, in order to access its nest and food supply inside the stem.
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.