Tiny Architects, The Termite

I came across this video via Liz Waldner’s blog and i have to say its pretty incredible. The video basically takes you inside a termite colony and shows the inner workings. Yes, it’s disgusting as they are termites, but the wow factor dampens the filth factor.

Here is a little blurb from the write up on youtube:

This termite colony’s complex and unlikely construction is truly a testament to the incredible power of natural selection. The structure has air conditioning, a sewage system, food storage, fungus cultivation, and would be over a mile high if built to human scale. Truly astounding.

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