http://www.WildlifeTheater.com The back of our yard, and our neighbor’s, has a retaining wall made out of railroad ties. A few times over the years I’ve seen termites pouring out of them, and last week was one of those times. These termites with wings are called swarmers, and they’re leaving their colony to find mates and start new colonies
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Subterranean Termites Subterranean termites are one the most destructive wood destroying insects in the United States. They cause billions of dollars of damage each year, more property damage than is caused by fire and windstorm combined
In the humid South American air after a heavy downpour, a spectacular battle between predator ants and flying termite colonies ensues. Brilliant wildlife footage from BBC natural history show ‘Wild South America’.
More on this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk Dr Rupert Soar and his team have discovered that termites build self-cooling mounds, harnessing the wind to keep the air circulating. Engineers hope that by studying their mounds, which are known to be complex lung-like structures, they can create new buildings which self-cool just like the termite mounds dotted across the landscape in Namibia.