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The frying and eating of queen ants dates back centuries, but pesticides used by the booming paper industry are now threatening the insects.

| January 18, 2011

Silveiras, Brazil — In the town of Silveiras, Brazil, the frying and eating of queen ants dates back centuries, but pesticides used by the booming paper industry are now threatening the insects.

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