By Mark W. Moffett
Intrepid foreign explorer, biologist, and photographer Mark W. Moffett, "the Indiana Jones of entomology," takes us all over the world on an odd and colourful trip looking for the hidden international of ants. In stories from Nigeria, Indonesia, the Amazon, Australia, California, and somewhere else, Moffett recounts his entomological exploits and offers interesting info on how ants dwell and the way they dominate their ecosystems via strikingly human behaviors, but at a distinct scale and a quicker pace. Moffett's stunning close-up photos curb us all the way down to measurement, in order that we will realize ants in frequent roles; warriors, developers, big-game hunters, and slave proprietors. we discover them growing marketplaces and meeting strains and working with concerns we predict of as uniquely human--including hygiene, recycling, and struggle. Adventures between Ants introduces a few of the world's such a lot awe-inspiring species and gives a startling new standpoint at the limits of our personal perception.
<span id="caseCorrespondence_16467590545_text">* Ants are world-class street developers, dealing with complicated site visitors difficulties on thoroughfares that dwarf our road systems
* Ants take slaves from conquered armies and create societies depending on their labor
* Ants with the biggest societies usually set up complicated army tactics
* a few ants have advanced from hunter-gatherers into farmers, domesticating different animals and becoming particular plants for food</span>
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Adventures Among Ants: A Global Safari with a Cast of Trillions by Mark W. Moffett