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Cathedral Termite

on July 1, 2015

Cathedral Termite

Termite

Busy, busy, busy. I’m terribly busy. But building a tower over 15 feet high takes some work—especially when you’re smaller than a fingernail!

Just take some chewed up mud and wood, get thousands of friends, brothers and sisters, and cousins to pitch in, and it’s easy. The tower would be way taller than a skyscraper if we were your size.

Inside—when I have time—I like to enjoy the acres of underground paths and the built-in air conditioning.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I have more wood to chew.

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