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Melissotarsus may be the only lineage besides humans to raise other animals for meat. Here, workers tend to domesticated scale insects inside the nest galleries.

Kibale Forest, Uganda

Melissotarsus may be the only lineage besides humans to raise other animals for meat. Here, workers tend to domesticated scale insects inside the nest galleries. Kibale Forest, Uganda

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