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Leaf Cutter Ants

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Leaf Cutter Ants
From NationalGeographicVideo, produced by National Geographic
Lumberjacks should be envious! With jaws vibrating a thousand times per second these ants cut leaves fast! Watch this movie to see these ants in action. Professional, close-up footage and narration from National Geographic. The video could be a cute ... [more]
April 9, 2009 at 03:06 PM
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Leafcutter Ants - The First Agriculture
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This documentary video is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students and focuses on a colony of leafcutter ants. Run time 06:49.
August 7, 2009 at 02:34 PM
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Leaf-Cutter Ants Transporting Leaves to Nest
From arkive.org, produced by BBC Natural History
This short, four-minute video gives excellent real life footage of a colony of Leaf-Cutter Ants chewing off leaves and transporting them to their colony. Atta cephalotes is a leaf-cutting, fungus-growing ant, with one of the most fascinating and comp... [more]
January 18, 2012 at 08:16 PM
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Ancient Farmers of the Amazon - The Leaf Cutters
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
This video segment from Evolution: "Evolutionary Arms Race," illustrates the coevolution of the leafcutter ant and the fungi on which it feeds. Leafcutters have been "farming" this fungus for millions of years, feeding, fertilizing, weeding, and harv... [more]
August 13, 2010 at 11:03 PM
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Leaf-Cutter Ant Reproduction
From arkive.org, produced by Arkive.org-BBC Natural History
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the reproduction and life cycle of leaf-cutter ants. Atta cephalotes is a leaf-cutting, fungus-growing ant, with one of the most fascinating and complex social systems known to science. Colonies o... [more]
January 18, 2012 at 07:53 PM
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Leaf Cutter Ants--An Overview
From arkive.org, produced by Arkive.org-BBC Natural History
This short video gives excellent real life footage of leaf-cutter ants in their natural environment. Atta cephalotes is a leaf-cutting, fungus-growing ant, with one of the most fascinating and complex social systems known to science. Colonies of this... [more]
January 17, 2012 at 11:29 PM
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Leaf-Cutter Ants Cultivating Fungus For Food
From arkive.org, produced by Arkive.org-BBC Natural History
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a colony of Leaf-Cutter Ants gathering fungus and taking it to colony for food. Atta cephalotes is a leaf-cutting, fungus-growing ant, with one of the most fascinating and complex social systems k... [more]
January 18, 2012 at 08:02 PM
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Leaf-Cutter Ants Defense Behaviors
From arkive.org, produced by Arkive.org-BBC Natural History
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the defense behaviors of Leaf-Cutter Ants. Atta cephalotes is a leaf-cutting, fungus-growing ant, with one of the most fascinating and complex social systems known to science. Colonies of this lea... [more]
January 18, 2012 at 08:07 PM
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LeafCutter Ants!
From neok12.com, produced by National Geographic
These ants are in the business of "landscaping".  This video shows how leafcutter ants cut through leaves and other flora easily.  02:06)
November 27, 2012 at 11:12 AM
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