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Nov
2016

When ants kiss, it’s all about the chemistry

Ants aren't the only critters to exchange fluids through this process, known as trophallaxis

Master organizers, builders and farmers, ants have developed some pretty nifty ways to share resources and help the colony thrive. One example of this is a mouth-to-mouth encounter known as trophallaxis, which they use to pass food to one another. If that sounds like an extreme way to feed the family, then you might be right. Scientists have discovered that there is much more at play when these incestuous insects lock lips, using it as an opportunity to pass on important chemical messages that shape the colony's next generation.

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