"Meet Dr. Ted Schultz, an entomologist at the National Museum of Natural History. Learn about the creatures that are responsible for processing more vegetation than any animal on earth, the leaf-cutter... continue reading
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"Farmers, pharmacists and energy experts!
Leaf-cutter ants put on quite a show. In established colonies, millions of 'workers' cut and carry sections of leaves larger than their own bodies as part of... continue reading
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"Ants don’t eat leaves. They use them to grow white tufts of nutritious fungus to feed their offspring. Their success as farmers has made leafcutter ants into fungus tycoons, complete with their own... continue reading
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