Ants share, and they are built to do just that. They walk and talk to cooperate in all they do. Ants have two stomachs, with the second one set aside for storing food to be shared with other ants. Ants get pretty intimate when meeting each other. The ants kiss, but this kiss isn't any ordinary kind of kiss. Instead, they regurgitate food and exchange it with one another. By sharing saliva and food, ants communicate. Each ant colony has a unique smell, so members recognize each other and sniff out intruders. In addition, all ants can produce pheromones, which are scent chemicals used for communication and to make trails. Ants are problem solvers. We may recall the problems puzzles we were given as children. We look to see if the pieces will fit. Jiz saw puzzles are much the same but with many contextual factors. First, the picture tells a story. Then, once we know what the image might be, it becomes easier to see which pieces to look for. Ants lay down trails. Just as we f
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