Saturday, April 25, 2009

Bonus Critter Blogging: Leaf-Cutter Ant

(Photograph by Alex Wild and published at National Geographic, which contains this interesting bit of information:

This leaf-cutter ant species is all female and thrives without sex of any kind—ever—according to a new study. The ants have evolved to reproduce only when queens clone themselves.

Click on the link for more information.)


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