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Ant colony

Michael DeForge

Ant colony

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Deforge
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26917502M
ISBN 10177046137X
ISBN 109781770461376
OCLC/WorldCa849798337, 865491950

A queen ant and several male ants will leave the original colony on a nuptial flight. When the ants find a suitable spot, they land, discard their wings and begin building a new nest. Eventually, the worker ants will build the colony around the queen who will set about laying eggs so the colony can grow.


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