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Archives for July, 2009

Giant Millipede and Mite Friends

If millipedes were not adorable enough on their own, they are often teeming with special little mites. The millipede and the mites typically have a symbiotic relationship wherein the millipede provides the mites with a home and the mites provide an extra layer of terror in the event that an elementary school child on a…

Zooillogix – Now with More Chicks!

Many of you have asked… what’s up with Zooillogix? Over a month between posts… Rambling, incoherent responses to inquiries from the Royal Society… Dark bags underneath our eyes… Hair loss and tooth decay… Some of you might have thought it was drugs. Well you were right. It took Jane Goodall finding my brother, Benny, face…

Welcome Our New Ant Overlords!

A new study in one of our favorite bathroom reading publications, Insectes Sociaux, has revealed that ants are indeed taking over the world and our role as ants’ masters will soon be upended. The group looked at a species of Argentinian ant, Linepithema humile, that has hitchhiked to other continents in the last century or…