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One Of The Best Examples Of Collective Intelligence You’ll Ever See

Posted September 1, 2014 by George Dvorsky

One Of The Best Examples Of Collective Intelligence You'll Ever See

Individual ants are not very smart, but ants working together in a colony are capable of extraordinary feats. Case in point is this remarkable video in which a colony of ants have transformed into a daisy chain to pull a dead millipede — behavior that’s never been seen before.

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Animals

Gorgeous Deep-Sea Footage Of ‘An Unusually Large’ Dumbo Octopus

Posted August 31, 2014 by Anonymous

Deep-sea researchers led by Robert Ballard (best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic wreckage) have caught a rare, extended look at an uncharacteristically jumbo dumbo octopus, with the aid of a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in the unlit dep…

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