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The fire ant can reproduce both sexually and asexually. The worker ants, which are all female, are the result of the normal mating process between a female and a male, but each time the queen wants to make a queen
A unique study carried out by entomologists from the University of Georgia led to the discovery of a supergene characteristic of fire ant colonies that determines whether a young ant queen will leave the colony in which she was born
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