Impressive Termite Facts


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1. Termites have wings that they shed once they have found a good place to build a nest.
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2. Termites like the smell of biro ink.
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3. Termites cause up to $5 billion in damage per year!
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4. Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music
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5. When termite soldiers detect a threat, they tap warning signals to the colony.
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6. Termites lived 130 million years ago, and descended from a cockroach-like ancestor.

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