Social evolution: daily self-sacrifice by worker ants

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Abstract

Each evening, a few workers of a Brazilian ant doom themselves to die overnight by remaining outside the next to seal its entrance. This strking behaviour is a novel form of worker self-sacrifice
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1100-1101
Number of pages2
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume18
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2008

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