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Ants of the North Quabbin Region

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By Katie Bennett, J.R. Briggs Elementary School & Aaron M. Ellison, Harvard Forest 

Everyone knows ants are really fascinating to watch, and that they live together in a colony with a queen. But did you know there are many different kinds of ants in this area, and that each type looks and lives differently? That they eat a variety of plants and even other insects? And, that they help the environment in a variety of ways?

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