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Why Do Ants Have Two Stomachs?

Ants have two stomachs. One is for personal consumption; the other is for feeding fellow ants, larvae, and queens. When harvesting food, this amazing insect can decide what passes through its personal stomach and what it keeps for redistribution. In its “social stomach” the menu is... more
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Ant facts

Ants are insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera. There is an estimated 22,000 species of ants. Ants have colonized almost every landmass on Earth. The only places lacking indigenous ants are Antarctica and a few remote or... more
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