Bryozoans and The Borg: Life in the collective

Bryozoans and The Borg: Life in the collective

What if I told you that there are creatures living on our planet that have striking similarities to a fearsome alien race in Star Trek?  Im talking about colonial organisms.  As it turns out, there are many groups of animals who have some members living a colonial lifestyle, including insects, mammals, shrimp, seabirds, and some marine invertebrates you may not have heard of before! 

What makes life in a colony so compelling?  Read on, to learn more!

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