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Little things in Brazil have big problems

Insects are really important Insects are important in almost every terrestrial (land-based) ecosystem on Earth. Insects recycle waste and build fertile soil. They pollinate plants. And they are a source of prey for many other species.  A famous entomologist named E.O. Wilson wrote about the importance of…

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Some bees drink sweat and tears

Bee news update! In India, a type of bee belonging to a group called Lisotrigona has been observed feeding on something that might seem a little unusual: the sweat and tears of humans. This feeding behavior has a special name: Feeding on sweat is called…

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