The Ways of the Ant
Ants have evolved ingenious solutions to nature’s problems. They are farmers, trappers, builders, herders, gliders, water-walkers, and much more. Perhaps most interesting of all – like humans, they form complex societies that function with no central control. We explore the many oddities of the ant world.
Tags: animal behavior, ants, diversity, social insects
About h. gillespieHayley Gillespie is an artist-scientist with a Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution and Animal Behavior. She studies endangered species, teaches biology at Austin area universities, and is the founder/director of Art.Science.Gallery. in Austin, Texas.
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