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Did you know that ants have jobs? Ants may not look like they are doing anything important, but each ant that lives in a hill has a special job, whether it is cleaning the nest, digging new tunnels or gathering food. And in each ant city there is a queen ant who is busy laying eggs.
In this popular Stage 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science book, Arthur Dorros explores the fascinating and complex ways in which these industrious insects work together to keep their ant cities alive.
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Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1987 (NSTA/CBC)
Dorros provides a beginning look at the fascinating world of ants--the variety of "cities" they build, the job each ant carries out, and the remarkable feats they can accomplish. Includes instructions for building an ant farm.