Insect Architecture

Posted on April 26, 2017  Comments (2)

In this webcast The Brain Scoop takes an interesting look at the homes of eusocial animals and other insects. The video includes many interesting details including that adult weaver ants can’t produce the silk used to weave leaves together so they pick up their larva and use them like a glue stick.

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2 Responses to “Insect Architecture”

  1. David
    May 11th, 2017 @ 9:51 am

    Very interesting story about the architecture of insects. They create very interesting shapes.

  2. Jack Lawson
    May 22nd, 2017 @ 6:19 pm

    Wow! Awesome article and very entertaining story about insects. Animals are awesome! Keep it up!

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