More Than a Match for Homo Sapiens


… Try termites. These blind creatures, rarely more than a twelfth of an inch long, routinely construct monumental castles 20 feet tall, replete with staircases, gardens, nurseries, royal chambers, waste dumps, air conditioning systems, and water wells that can sometimes be as deep as 150 feet. How far, the Goulds want to know, does the imagination of a termite extend?…

The Boston Globe