You could not make this up!

A bizarre species of beetle has been discovered that has evolved the ability to grow a fake termite “puppet” on its back that fools termites into feeding the beetle. You will be amazed at this evolutionary feat....

Cannibalism in a Termite Colony

Although termites evolved to be able to digest the most common molecule in the world, cellulose, they still had a problem. Cellulose is low in a vital nutrient, nitrogen. They have adopted a behavior that got them out of that hitch, cannibalism. See the attached...

Termites Dial Into Wind Vibrations

Termites have evolved mound building strategies that can harvest certain frequency wind vibrations outside to regulate temperature and gas concentrations inside. See this very well written article that describes this complex and amazing adaptation, one that could soon...

Termites for Lunch?

Here are some interesting facts on entomophagy, the eating of insects.  Did you know for instance that termites have more protein than beef, chicken, or mackerel? SEE:...

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