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#16871
Just been reading a journal titled

"Founding weaver ant queens (Oecophylla longinoda) increase production and nanitic worker size when adopting non-nestmate pupae"

and I thought I would share as I'm sure many of you would find this interesting.

Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4429428/
#16873
That seems consistent with what the results of the experiment suggest. I'm going to do some more research on this subject in my free time. I'll be sure to share anything interesting I come across.
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