Deep Look: Kidnapper Ants
Brian's Social Worm Research
When talking about colonies, collaborations, social behaviors, we think about ants, bees, and wasps. But apparently sociality is widespread across the natural world. For example, the parasitic flatworm, or trematodes; one of the weirdest societies out there.
Argentine Ant Time-Lapse
When working with Argentine ants in the lab we frequently use flooding as a method to move the colony from their natural nest materials (e.g., soil and rotten wood) into clean lab containers.