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How do ants send messages to one another?

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Ants communicate by scent. They have glands located on the different segments of their body. From those glands they can release a chemical called a pheromone. The type of message they wish to convey--danger versus food--will determine which gland they will use to release the pheromone. They can also use pheromones to leave a trail, which will lead others in the colony to a newly discovered food supply. Refer this link to know more on this: http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4567653_ants-communicate.html
answered Oct 19, 2013 by amanda01 Inquisitive Expert (92,460 points)

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