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Uninvited guests at the world's picnics, ants are among the most facinating creatures on Earth. They plant underground gardens, raise other insects as livestock, and communicate via a complex system of chemical and tactile messages. Earth Dwellers covers the work of world-renowned entomologists E.O. Wilson and William Brown, Jr., as they explore these amazing creatures in a nature reserve in Costa Rica. Illustrations.
|2||The Miracle Ant||38|
|5||Coming of Age||117|
|9||Back to the Lab||237|
|Appendix 1 A Chronology of Ants and Humans in Evolutionary and Recent Times||273|
|Appendix 2 Societies for the Conservation and Study of Insects||280|
|Guide to the Latin and Common Names of Ant Species, Genera, Tribes, and Subfamilies Used in This Book||289|