Monday, 30 January 2006

Pau pets

Today went to humidify the boxes of eggs to hatch and I saw that one of them, there was a "spider" in a corner.
"But how does the spider went over there ...?"
After all was not one, but two tiny stick insects that had been born.
I wanted to take a picture on my finger to see that they are very very little, but could not because they are never quiet.
So I took these two pictures of them on the leaves of brambles!

Thursday, 12 January 2006

Ants Teachers

Experiments conducted at Bristol University led to the discovery that the only animals besides humans that teach others of their kind, are the ants.

Studies of two years revealed that ants teach each other the way for the food.
Although it takes 4 times the time it would take the tingling at the site of food, the "discoverer" prefer to take more time to teach the way to the other ants so as to be able to store as much as possible.
Good work team!