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adude101
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need help researching about how slave making ant work

Post: # 53558Post adude101
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:00 am

hey I am studying about ant and I don't know how the slave making ant work please help

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Re: need help researching about how slave making ant work

Post: # 53563Post ClashOwenBash
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:52 am

Slave-making ants raid other ant colonies often of a specific species. In these raids the attacking ants take the eggs,larvae and pupae. They tend to eat the eggs and larvae and carry the pupae back to the nest where they'll eclose and work for the slave-making ants.
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Re: need help researching about how slave making ant work

Post: # 54213Post antnest8
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:01 pm

some also might consider social parasites to be slave making ants as well because the queens infiltrate another colony kill the queen and use the workers to raise her own species of workers

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