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But first, to clarify, I absolutely agree with Newitz that cheap dick jokes are doing the topic a disservice, which is why you won’t find any here. The tone is as deadpan as I can muster—the only sniggering is reserved for the part of the study where one mating pair gets pulled apart and the male is accidentally bisected.
The second battle lasted over two weeks, during which T. hockingsi made it to the front door of the hive and were even able to drag some of the young T. carbonaria out of the nest. They were unable to take over, though, and T. carbonaria remained in control of their hive.
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