Re: Ants again

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Tue Oct 23 2001 - 07:35:44 MDT

>From: Spike Jones <>

>My notion is that the ant migration I witnessed yesterday was
>started by an ant that found a suitable place for moving the
>colony, so she walked back to the colony trailing a chemical which
>means in ant, "everyone pick up a larva and walk this way."

I don't know if it's one chemical or a series.

E.O. Wilson who is probably the worlds ranking expert put out a
huge volume on ants just recently, several reviewers called it the
definitive work.


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