Building homes, farming crops, herding animals for milk and meat, and using tools—some of the insects do some impressively clever things. Join us as we examine the smartest of the bugs, and what might have made them that way.
Here’s an interview with someone who studies insects and their intelligence.
Here’s a link about how ants have domesticated other species.
And here’s an article about ants using tools.
Here’s an article about the evolution of eusocial organization.
And here’s a video about the naked mole rat, one of only two known eusocial mammals.
Here are links to Phil’s news stories.