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" Between the old burrows and the new one was a steep slope. Instead of descending this with their burdens, they cast them down on the top of the slope, whence they rolled down to the bottom, where another relay of labourers picked them up and carried them... "
The Naturalist in Nicaragua: A Narrative of a Residence at the Gold Mines of ... - Page 77
by Thomas Belt - 1874 - 403 lehte
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The Popular Science Monthly, 19. köide

1881
...down to the bottom, where another relay of laborers picked them up and carried them to the new barrow. It was amusing to watch the ants hurrying out with...the slope, and rushing back immediately for more. Ants of this genus are very clever at making tunnels. The Rev. H. Clark says that iu one case they...
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Animal Intelligence

George John Romanes - 1882 - 520 lehte
...the following quotation from Belt : — Between the old burrows and the new one was a steep slope. Instead of descending this with their burdens, they...the slope, and rushing back immediately for more. The same thing has been observed, as already stated, of the leaf-cutting ants— those engaged in cutting...
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Ants. Bees, and Wasps

Sir John Lubbock - 1882 - 448 lehte
...120. 2 Naturalist in, Nicaragua, 0. Belt, p. 76. them down on the top of the slope, whence they rolled to the bottom, where another relay of labourers picked...the slope, and rushing back immediately for more.' With reference to these interesting statements, I tried the following experiment : — October 15 (see...
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Animal Intelligence

George John Romanes - 1884 - 520 lehte
...old burrows and the new one was a steep slope. Instead of descending this with their burdens, the}' cast them down on the top of the slope, whence they...the slope, and rushing back immediately for more. The same thing has been observed, as already stated, of the leaf-cutting ants — those engaged in...
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Guatemala: the Land of the Quetzal: A Sketch

William Tufts Brigham - 1887 - 453 lehte
...down on the top of the slope, whence they rolled down to the bottom, where another relay of laborers picked them up and carried them to the new burrow....burrows and the new one entirely deserted, and I thought the}' had died off; but subsequent events convinced me that the survivors had only moved away to a...
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Animal Intelligence

George John Romanes - 1888 - 520 lehte
...of the slope, whence they rolled down to the bottom, where another relay of labourers picked thorn up and carried them to the new burrow. It was amusing...them over the slope, and rushing back immediately for moro. The same thing has been observed, as already stated, of the leaf-cutting ants — those engaged...
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Ants, Bees, and Wasps: A Record of Observations on the Habits of the Social ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1913 - 436 lehte
...where another relay of labourers picked them up and carried them to the new burrow. It was arousing to watch the ants hurrying out with bundles of food, dropping them over the slope, ana rushing back immediately for more.' With reference to these interesting statements, I tried the...
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The Twentieth Century, 10. köide

1881
...perhaps even a stronger light. He says : — Between the old burrows and the new one was a steep slope. Instead of descending this with their burdens, they...the slope, and rushing back immediately for more. Ants of this genus are very clever at making tunnels. The Rev. H. Clark says that in one case they...
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The Twentieth Century, 10. köide

1881
...perhaps even a stronger light. He says : — Between the old burrows and the new one was a steep slope. Instead of descending this with their burdens, they...bundles of food, dropping them over the slope, and rnshinsr back immediately for more. Ants of this genus are very clever at making tunnels. The Rev....
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The Nineteenth Century: A Monthly Review, 10. köide

1881
...perhaps even a stronger light. He says : — Between the old burrows and the new one was a steep slope. Instead of descending this with their burdens, they...bundles of food, dropping them over the slope, and nishine- back immediately for more. Ants of this genus are very clever at making tunnels. The Rev....
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