The other side of ants

Suturing/sealing wounds (especially abdominal wounds, among others) using ants/termites has been very prevalent across regions like Asia (India), Africa, among others, mostly among primitive tribes. In the process, the edges of the wound are drawn closer and then, an ant/insect is allowed to bite along the borders of the wound, thus firmly securing the flesh on all sides. Once attached, the insect’s body is detached and only the jaws of it remain in place, holding the wound shut.

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