Empire of the termites

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Empire of the termites

#1  Postby Macdoc » Nov 24, 2018 11:10 am

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'Just unbelievable': Termite mound network the size of Great Britain discovered in Brazil

Mounds are an 'undiscovered wonder of the world,' says professor

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Re: Empire of the termites

#2  Postby Adco » Nov 24, 2018 11:23 am

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biomass_(ecology)

As a matter of interest, termites have a greater biomass than humans.
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#3  Postby Animavore » Nov 24, 2018 2:02 pm

Oh! This isn't a black metal band? :eh:
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#4  Postby Ironclad » Nov 25, 2018 12:05 am

4000 years old, too.
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#5  Postby laklak » Nov 25, 2018 12:28 am

If you're still moshing after 4000 years then you're truly metal, dude.
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#6  Postby The_Piper » Nov 25, 2018 3:48 am

4000 years of termite poop. :yuk: :shifty:
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