Why would beetles want to look, act and smell like army ants? To eat them, of course

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 16:02 in Mathematics & Economics

Army ant colonies are home to a treasure trove of raided food and helpless juveniles that other insects would love to feed on. But one does not simply walk into an army ant colony and start eating. Ill-prepared intruders would face swarms of aggressive ants eager to defend their nest. That’s why...

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