Ant Farm – Update

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Sorry for not posting daily updates on my ant farm. I’ve been wrapped up with normal life stuff – ack! Lame, I know. These harvester ants have made a nice home for themselves. Once they dug main boundaries, they started to fill in connector tunnels. The connector tunnels haven’t been completed with the fervor of …

Ant Farm: Days 2 – 4

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Wow, these ants have made some serious progress. It feels nice to take a little time to document the progress of the Ant Team (potential play on words avoided here, gosh I wanted to go A-team on you… so bad) and share their journey with you. And amidst heckling from friends, I maintain my course …

Ant Farm – Day 1

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So Santa gave me an ant farm this year. I finally ordered the ants online and they showed up last night in my mailbox, sealed in a padded envelope in a tidy tube. So I poked some starter holes for these larger-than-life pinchers, sheepishly opened up the test tube, and by no small act of …