This is What 2,000 Termites Eating a Model House Looks Like

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A visual analogy created by termite researcher Thomas Chouvenc, Ph.D., illustrates the damage termites can wreak upon a house. Given a small, two-dimensional wooden replica of a house (30×20 cm, 2 mm thick), a colony of 2,000 Formosan subterranean termites took only three weeks to consume it.

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