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The Slave-Maker ant is so named because it raids the nest of other ants and steals their pupae. Once the pupae hatch, they are made to work as slaves.
Workers in an ant colony only live for about 45-60 days, but a colony's queen can live up to 20 years.
Ants make up 1/10 of the total world animal tissue. The total biomass of all the ants on Earth is about equal to the total biomass of all the people.
By combining force of numbers with organized aggression, ants have become the greatest insect killers on Earth -- even of their own kind.
Ants began farming about 50 million years before humans thought to raise their own crops.
The animal with the largest brain in proportion to its size is the ant. They are the smartest species of insects with about 250,000 brain cells.
Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad in first class.
30% of Chinese adults live with their parents.
200 million people in China live on less than $1 a day.
There are 100 million internet users in China. Some of the sites they can't access are BBC news, Amnesty International and
In 2006, there were 398 million mobile (or cell) phones in China.
China is the source of 70% of the worlds pirated goods.
20% of the world's population lives in China.
People spend about two weeks of their lives at traffic lights!
Left handed people live slightly shorter lives than right handed people.
Armadillos are able to contract leprosy.
Ten years ago, only 500 people in China could ski. This year, an estimated 5,000,000 Chinese will visit ski resorts.
The ant, when intoxicated, will always fall over to its right side.
The original name of Bank of America was Bank of Italy.
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Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.
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