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New ant species discovered with a metal reinforced mouth parts

These predatory ants must have fed on soft bodied animals. When they encounter their prey, their clypeal hairs touch its body. This triggers the sudden closure of mandibles in upward direction. Pointed mandibles now pierce the prey’s body. Using the channels in mandibles, these ants can suck haemolymph (blood) out of the body of prey.

These microscopic animals lives on your face!

Did your ever realise that microscopic mites live on your face and entire body through out the life time? These mites called Demodex live...

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Ancoracysta twista

Ancoracysta twista does not fit with any known group of organisms but appears to belong to an early lineage of eukaryote that was previously unknown. The unusually large number of genes in its mitochondrial genome opens a window into the early evolution of eukaryotic organisms.

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