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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Sep 2020 4:26 p.m. PST

"A species of warmongering sub-Saharan ant not only rescues its battle-wounded soldiers but also treats their injuries.

This strikingly unusual behavior raises the survival rate for injured ants from a mere 20 percent to 90 percent, according to new research published Feb. 13 in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B…."


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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2020 1:27 a.m. PST

Hmmm, better hope they don't grow overly large, learn to carry and use weapons, or find out about humans and decide to attack us, I suspect.

This has a "D-rated" movie written all over it for the SyFy channel – I want credit for the idea, and residuals if you make it.

Defender1 Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2020 6:57 a.m. PST

Amazing really. Ant medics. Can Ant arty be far behind?

Legion 422 Sep 2020 7:48 a.m. PST

But don't they eat the enemy dead ?!?!? 🤔😯😮

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