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The Origin of Ants

In this article, I discuss the evolution of ants.  I answer the question of the origin of ants, their ancestors, and the evolutionary steps that occurred to bring us the ants we know today. The Origin of Ants Where, evolutionary speaking, did ants come from? Did they evolve from a common insect ancestor? Did they start …

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Ants of Australia

Hello, and welcome to another ant article. Normally, being a Monday, I would provide an update to my current colonies. However, there has been little activity to report. Therefore, I have decided to write an article instead. This article is about the ants of Australia. I hope you find it informative. Disclaimer: I do not …

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A Guide to Ants of Britain and Europe

A few weeks ago I purchased a great little book called, Ants of Britain and Europe: A Photographic Guide. Co-authored by Claude Lebas, Christophe Galkowski, Rumsaïs Blatrix and Philippe Wegnez, it was published this year (2019) in Europe. However, it was actually first published in 2016, in French. A fantastic book, full of very helpful …

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