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What’s up with those crazy little termites?

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Enlarge the picture and notice the down tube (in the middle of the left hand basket). Our Arizona termites make these tubes to reach the ground and often times they can be in the strangest places.

 

The termites find wood and then focus on taking it back home, they are smart and they are attempting to find a quicker and easier, way back to the ground. Yep, amazing.

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Well the weirdness continues, doesn’t it?

Screw succession: termite queen found to be genetically immortal.

 

It’s all about the Queen, long may she reign! Right? It is kind of interesting when she technically can create an exact replica of herself by cloning.

 

Photo by PPMA

Photo by PPMA

Could we learn a few things from the bug world?

You bet we could and here is one right from the architects their little homes “Climate control in termite mounds.

 

We often think of termites as home wreckers, or pests who frequently get into our homes. But these termites have come up with a way to regulate the temperatures within their castles. There are even termites in Australia that build north and south to take advantage of the sun and wind.

AZ termite tunnel

AZ termite tunnel

Are they weird or unusual, yes?

Insects adapt and continue to adapt to the surrounding world, “Absurd creature of the week: This is an actual Insect. This is not a joke.

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What wine goes with that bug?

Laithwaite’s Wine has produced a wine guide on how to pick a wine for whatever insect you may want to eat. “British wine experts create guide on how to pair edible insects with fine wine

OK I know what you’re thinking not a chance, but remember 7 billion people. It’s just a matter of time till we can feed the entire world. So stay tuned for more eating bugs facts. I know, I know – groooooooosssssss.

 

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