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My ant could paint that!

What invertebrates’ creations tell us about art

By Text by Roger White / Photographs by Noah Charney
September 6, 2009

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While compiling images for a guidebook to invertebrates and their tracks, Western Massachusetts-based biologist Noah Charney began entertaining an unscientific notion. Looking at the complicated patterns created by bees as they excised circular patches from leaves, the delicate arrangement of tiny hatchmarks made by a slug chewing its way across an algae-covered branch, or the radiating paths marking the progress ... (Full article: 893 words)

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