These Ant Paramedics Save Their Injured Comrades

Published on February 21, 2018
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! A species of ant has been discovered to rescue and tend to the battle wounds of other ants injured while hunting, and scientists think that this is the first time this behavior has ever been observed in insects.

Thumbnail photo by Erik T. Franks

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Sources:
https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2018-02/uow-mcf020918.php
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2457
http://www.gorongosa.org/explore-park/wildlife/micro-world/matabele-ants
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