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Contact: Markus Knaden
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

Ants of the Species Cataglyphis fortis Smell the Plume of Nests

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Caption: Sequences of the movie: i.) Set up of an experiment in the desert (Tunisia), ii.) thread and smoke visualize the direction of the nest plume, iii.) an ant moving straight upwind of the plume, performing a zig-zag course of walking as typical for insects.

Credit: Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology/Buehlmann, Knaden

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