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These Warlike Ants Rescue Wounded Comrades And Even Provide Medical Care

These Warlike Ants Rescue Wounded Comrades And Even Provide Medical Care

Sub-Saharan Matabele ants are ruthless killers, raiding termite mounds two to four times each day. But every once in a while, an ant gets hurt and is hauled back home to recuperate – an astonishing insectoid behaviour unto itself. New research suggests there’s even more to it than that –…