See "White Ants and their Communal Mind" in The Star (18 February, 1928), with "The Wonders of the White Ant" (25 February, 1928) and "How the White Ants Battled against Drought" (3 March, 1928), both in the same, in the last of which Marais actually cites Maeterlinck as a source.
Both appeared in The Forum in July 1950, showing that Marais's The Soul of the White Ant and My Friends the Baboons, recently reprinted, were very much on Bosman's mind.
We have received more than 3,000 calls from local residents about white ants since March 28," said Gao Lianggang, director of Xi'an termite prevention and control institute.
We use special drugs to kill the white ants and we also treat buildings that are not infested to protect them from the insects for a year or two," he added.
Seventeen of the 24 ancient buildings have been reported to be infested, to some extent, with white ants, including the Dayan Pagoda (built in 652) and Bell Tower (built in 1384)," said Gao, who added that his office has had dealt with pests at historic structures every year since 2004.
Here is a quick brief on what white ants are and do.
White ants, though not technically part of the ant family, can cause just as much structural damage to crops, buildings, plantation and forests.
Who do these white ants resemble in the characteristics, way of working and destroying property?
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