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Ant larvae defend their homes by eating eggs laid by intruders


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the University of Regensburg
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the Royal Society
Biological Sciences
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The New York Times
SOURCE: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2195765-ant-larvae-defend-their-homes-by-eating-eggs-laid-by-intruders/
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Summary

So, the team collected 424 larvae of formica fusca, a common host ant species, and placed them each onto a parasitic ant egg.

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