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An unusually festive jumping ant from a laboratory colony at Arizona State University.  Researchers mark ants with unique patterns of paint to keep track of individuals for studies of ant behavior.

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One ant to the other: "Hey, I died my hair today, you like it?" Other: "Hm..a little bit more red would have been better :)"

Are there any studies performed on what is the effect of the paint on the ants? I would think it will effect the mood of the ants right? I remember when I was a kid and playing with paint I had a great time :P

By Tammo (Tom) (not verified) on 20 Dec 2008 #permalink

I dyed my setate! What do you think? Uggh! You look like a harlequin beetle.

By Auntie M. (not verified) on 23 Dec 2008 #permalink