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Persistence helps masquerading ant raiders

Gadagkar, Raghavendra (1993) Persistence helps masquerading ant raiders. In: Science and Environmental Online: Down to Earth, 1 (20). p. 45.


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Similarities between human beings and social insects extend to even stealing. One ant species, probably too lazy to forage, has found that when it comes to pilfering food from other ant colonies, the right "Perfume" can pay off.

Item Type: Editorials/Short Communications
Publication: Science and Environmental Online: Down to Earth
Publisher: Society for Environmental Communications
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Society for Environmental Communications.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Centre for Ecological Sciences
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:33
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/9230

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