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The Superorganism: The Beauty, Elegance and Strangeness of Insect Societies peers into the world of ants and other social insects. Eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson and co-author Bert Hölldobler, a biologist at Arizona State University, discuss the book.
Superorganism species consist of many individuals working within a self-sustaining social unit — like leafcutter ants. A new book on insects delves deep into some of the most complicated social systems outside humanity.