16 terms

The Life and Times of the Ant

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social
living together in communities or groups
exchanges
a giving of one thing for another
excess
more than is needed or usual
reinforce
to make stronger with more material, help, or support
storage
a space or place for storing things
transport
to carry from one place to another
chamber
an enclosed space in an animal's living space; compartment
scarce
not enough to meet a demand
obstacles
something that blocks or stands in the way
transfers
to cause to move from one place to another
queen
The ant that lays eggs.
ant hill
The top of the ant colony. It is the part that we can see from the ground.
anteater
The animal that mostly eats ants.
Dinosaur
Ants have been around since dinosaur times.
Leaf cutter ants
They can slice up and move leaves. They can carry very large pieces of leaf.
ant highway
Ants leave chemical trails that other ants follow. These trails are sometimes called "ant highways"

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