Ant societies have division of labour, communication between individuals, and the ability to solve complex problems. These parallels with human societies have long been an inspiration and subject of study.
Eusocial animals live in large groups in which only one female but several males produce offspring. Non-reproductive individuals look after the young.
In a eusocial society, individuals are divided into groups called castes, with each caste performing a different role within the colony.
Find out more about some fascinating eusocial animals by clicking the photos below.
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