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Quand le scientifique indien Mohamed Babu s'amuse à colorer des fourmies aux abdomens translucides, l'adage "nous sommes ce que nous mangeons" s'éclaire.
The Mutillidae are a family of more than 3,000 species of wasps (despite the names) whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants. Their common name velvet ant refers to their dense pile of hair which most often is bright scarlet or orange, but may also be black, white, silver, or gold. Black and white specimens are sometimes known as panda ants due to their hair coloration resembling that of the Chinese giant panda. en.wikipedia.org/...
A Pattern of Hard-work. Proverbs 6:6-9 "Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?"
Morale, also known as esprit de corps when discussing the morale of a group, is an intangible term used to describe the capacity of people (and ants?) to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others.