These are the first last words of a species. The last last words are “ACK IT IS ABSORBING ME.”
The Bees have finally gone too far. They are testing us, and we are failing.
The colony may be the largest of its type ever known for any insect species, and could rival humans in the scale of its world domination. What’s more, people are unwittingly helping the mega-colony stick together.
The contractor handling the clean-up, Washington Closure, says the nests were all built in 2003 when water was used to dampen dust during demolition of an H Reactor basin. That attracted the wasps that used the mud to make tube-shaped nests for eggs.
… and then …
The maggot eventually migrates into the ant’s head, but Plowes said he “wouldn’t use the word ‘control’ to describe what is happening. There is no brain left in the ant, and the ant just starts wandering aimlessly. This wandering stage goes on for about two weeks.”
Normally to inseminate a female you have to have some sex with that. You know, male and female sex organs doing their thing. Well: