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Exploding termites defend their colony

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Published on Jul 27, 2012

A species of termite in the rainforests of French Guiana takes altruism to the next level: by growing sacks of toxic blue liquid that they explode onto their enemies in an act of suicidal self-sacrifice. Read more at: http://www.nature.com/news/1.11074
Video courtesy of R. Hanus

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