Monday, July 20, 2009

Insectual Trivia

Termite queens are fertilized regularly by the same mate for life, unlike bee and ant queens, whose male partners die after the first and only mating. They live up to 50 years.

6 comments:

Oxy said...

I'm NOT coming back as a bee...

miss alaineus said...

you insectlectual you!!!!


xxalainaxx

Dan said...

I wonder if there are more gay bees and ants? I mean, what straight man in his right mind wants to have sex with a female once then die?

Just saying!

Ms. Moon said...

Termites can live up to fifty years? I probably have some that old in my house.

Joy said...

Good one, Miss A!

But as a woman which queen would we rather be?

#Debi said...

@Dan: Perhaps she's just. that. good.

:)