Showing posts with label Curiosities about termites.. Show all posts
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Friday, May 10, 2013

Curiosities about termites.

Experts say there are many more termites that people worldwide. In fact think that the relationship is 4 termites by 1 person.

Unlike ants usually feed meat termites feed plant material.

Termite mounds have been more than 5 meters (17 ft). Proportionately, men should build buildings than 40,000 meters (130.000 ft) high.

Termites eat wood, but wood digesting need the help of some bacteria and protozoa.

In nature make a necessary job is to clear areas of plants and dead trees.

In the tropics, where there are the most number of termites. Experts have calculated that one square kilometer there are so many termites that if we add, its weight would be greater than that of elephants, zebras, and other animals that live together in one square kilometer.

There is a kind of termite (termites pump) that the soldiers, who are old termite, explode in the stomach of predators producing them a painful digestion.

The jaws of soldier termites are the faster closing of all species of animals.

In some parts of the world that termites have small populations of people migrated to other places because of the devastating attack of a lot of termites in the area.

Ant is attacking a termite