n Veld & Flora - Seed-collecting ants that run fairy rings around scientists or the mystery of the bare patches

Volume 97, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0042-3203


In the March 2009 issue of I wrote about fairy rings, heuweltjies and termitaria in southern Africa - all prominent and spectacular circular landscape features created by social insects. Of these features fairy rings are probably the most enigmatic, and have the most impact on travellers through the pro-Namib.

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