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These Ant Paramedics Save Their Injured Comrades

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Published on Feb 16, 2018

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.

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Sources:
https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releas...
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2457
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