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Honeydew Harvester Ants

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Entomologist Jim McIver takes us to Prineville where we discover some of the secrets of thatch ants. Their name refers to the thatch-like colony where they live. These ants also tend to aphids, who provide them with honeydew, and collect other food from the sagebrush terrain.

First Broadcast: 1994
Producer: Jim Newman

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