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Mini-Monsters of the Forest Floor


July 29, 2013

face of ant species Eurhopalothrix semicapillum A University of Utah biologist has identified 33 new species of predatory ants in Central America and the Caribbean, and named about a third of the tiny but monstrous-looking insects after ancient Mayan lords and demons. Full Story

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