Heightened Aggression

Some articles on aggression, heightened aggression:

Ropalidia Marginata - The Potential Queen
... potential queen, or the individual who steps up her aggression immediately after queen removal and eventually becomes the queen, seems to be an unspecialized individual in the presence of the queen ... the potential queen becomes obvious to an observer due to her heightened aggression ... Interestingly, the potential queen maintains this high aggression for only a few days, and gradually reduces the levels of aggression over a week or so, while she develops her ovaries ...

Famous quotes containing the words aggression and/or heightened:

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