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Shadow, Labyrinth, Mirror: New Species of Child-Eating Dracula Ants Get Cool Ninja Names

Shadow, Labyrinth, Mirror: New Species of Child-Eating Dracula Ants Get Cool Ninja Names

Time to dust off those tuxedos and meet me at the Blood Bar in five, because we've got six new species of Dracula ants to discuss. Species belonging to the Amblyoponinae subfamily of ants from Madagascar have earned the nickname `Dracula ants', thanks to a social feeding system that involves the queens and workers feeding [...]

April 7, 2014 — Bec Crew

Falconcam reveals the secrets of mid-air raptor pursuit

So good at hunting theyre named after their prize, birds of prey have a whole lot to teach us about flight and airborne pursuit. But for whatever reason – perhaps because theyre so quick – very little research has been done to figure out their hunting strategies.

January 15, 2014 — Bec Crew

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