Are ants more advanced than humans?

Ant colonies can be made up of billions. Their mega-cities have complex transport networks, agriculture, ventilation, childcare systems and waste collection. Dr Mark Moffet says that ant society “represents a pinnacle of social evolution”. But unlike ants — who turn their reserve workforce into soldiers — humans have the power of creativity. We can channel our spare efforts into science, architecture, art and literature. So, who is more advanced really? What do you think? Discuss this week’s “You Decide” with the rest of your class and make your vote!

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