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Carnivorous Plants-Preparing your plants for the winter.

Temperate carnivorous plants require a cold dormant period when they need to be kept just damp rather than wet. Here, I show you how to prepare plants which ...
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Ants have semi-transparent abdomens

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Mixing different varieties of food coloring along with sugar, water and a waxy base, Dr. Mohamed Babu, of Mysore, South India, set out small droplets of liquid on a white plastic sheet outside in his garden and let the ants do the rest. “As the ant’s abdomen is semi-transparent, the ants gain the colors as they sip the liquid,” he said. Some of the ants even wandered from one color to another, creating new combinations in their stomachs. The ants seemed to prefer lighter colors such as greens and yellow to darker blues.

 

Photo - Dr. Mohaed Babu - Mysore, South India.


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