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The World Of Ants (Rebroadcast)

USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab
Ant face

9:00, Thursday, January 15, 2015

Insects are all around us: under our feet, in the air, living in the trees, even sharing our homes.  But perhaps the most ubiquitous of them all are ants.  We’re certainly outnumbered by them and probably have no idea exactly how massive the ant world in our region is.  But Dr. Eleanor Spicer-Rice does.  She’s made it her business to study these insects that impact agriculture, development, the economy and more.

Dr. Eleanor Spicer-Rice
- Senior Science Editor for Verdant Word and researcher at NC State University. Author of The Book Of Common Ants.


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