For over a hundred years scientists have been putting ants under the microscope — but the ants still managed to keep some secrets. Now researchers have spotted something no-one had noticed before — a kind of 'milk' being secreted by juvenile ants in the pupal stage. The strange fluid is nutritious and experiments showed it seems to be important to the health of the colony.
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