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6 edition of Where do ants live? found in the catalog.

Where do ants live?

questions kids ask about backyard nature

by Neil Morris

  • 355 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Reader"s Digest Kids in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Nature -- Miscellanea.,
  • Questions and answers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Neil Morris, illustrated by Jan Lewis.
    SeriesTell me why
    ContributionsLewis, Jan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22529829M
    ISBN 100895776073
    OCLC/WorldCa30318737

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      Matt Dyer has some interesting information on the aging of ants that I had not seen before. I would add that although ant ability may not decrease with age, their work assigments do change with age. Typical work assignments begin within the colony. How to get rid of ants in the house. Now that we know what types of ants we can expect to find in our homes, it is time to learn how to get rid of the ants infestations themselves. When facing ants, there are two routes you can take to stop them entering the house yourself: The first method is by using commercial insecticides.


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Where do ants live? by Neil Morris Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Colonies live inside nests that can be built in trees, underground, or even inside special ant plants. Ant colonies are highly organized, usually ruled by a single queen, and each ant has specific jobs to do.

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