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Ant-loving cricket   A small, yellow, wingless cricket that lives in ant nests, feeding on an oily substance given off by ants. Up to 50 ant-loving crickets may be found in one ant nest at a time. In the dark of the nest, they use tactile mimicry to fool the ants, caressing them as another ant would do with its antennae.

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