Hidden Portal

Another wonderful invertebrate post from Rachael, the Museum’s entomology specialist, below.  Remember her last post on Scorplings!? (It’s a must read!) Enjoy. In Life’s Devices, inside a large glass container, there are a series of domes and pipes.  Within that structure lives a huge colony of Atta cephalotes, which over the course of the last seven years has grown to 20,000 members.  Long before the advent of agriculture, the leaf-cutter ants were feeding on fungus they grew in their own gardens,Read more