Some urban ant species thrive on junk food, study finds

April 6, 2015 12:00 PM

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Some urban ant species thrive on junk food, study finds

Pavement ants and other species are more than happy to clean up our trash

Ants are ubiquitous in nearly every urban setting, but why? They thrive despite not having traditional living spaces, nor many of their natural food sources. According to an isotopic study by NC State researchers to determine the diet of urban ant species, it's because some of them have adapted to e...

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