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Crop Circles

Dr. Mohamed Babu from Mysore, India fed ants food-dye filled sugar water, photographing these lovely patterns of ants filling their crops (also known as “social stomachs”) with the bright colors, and making different color combinations when they change droplets. Beautiful … Continue reading

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Stridulation Friday

Happy Friday again! A week of camping and being out-of-doors makes for slow posting. But here’s a wonderful insect-filled and energetic tune thanks to Psapp, called “Mister Ant”. Tin cans and grapevines Growing at our door The bustling ants nest … Continue reading

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Viktor Pelevin’s The Life of Insects (Жизнь насекомых)

“Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly, dreaming I am a man.”  -Zhuangzi Years ago I was thankfully urged to read the novel The … Continue reading

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Ant Music

And welcome to Bug Music Friday. Turned out in the pouring rain in SF to see the delightfully energized tribute band Madam & The Ants play at a beautiful place called Broadway Studios. Upon entereing  I realized I had been … Continue reading

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