TIL that ants in Fiji have been observed planting seeds, nurturing the plants, eating the fruits from them, and gathering the seeds to plant again

in #til5 years ago (edited)

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And this has been going on for 3 million years. That means that ants started farming a long time before people did. I am not kidding.

Source:
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2113410-fijian-ants-grow-their-own-plant-cities-and-farm-tropical-fruits/

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