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Ants care for wounded comrades by licking their wounds clean
New Scientist
A species of ant has become the first known non-human animal to tend the wounds of its fellows. “Nurse” ants lick the wounds of fallen comrades, and this helps them survive. Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) live dangerous lives. Several times a day
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Published On: Tue, Feb 13th, 2018

Ants care for wounded comrades by licking their wounds clean – New Scientist


New Scientist

Ants care for wounded comrades by licking their wounds clean
New Scientist
A species of ant has become the first known non-human animal to tend the wounds of its fellows. “Nurse” ants lick the wounds of fallen comrades, and this helps them survive. Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) live dangerous lives. Several times a day ...
Soldier ants rescue and treat wounded comradesWarrington Guardian
Soldier ants brave the battlefield to rescue injured pals, scientists revealThe Sun
These termite-hunting ants lick the severed legs of their friends to treat themThe Verge
Gizmodo -Telegraph.co.uk -The Guardian -EurekAlert (press release)
all 24 news articles »

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