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Biomass

"About 6.6 billion individuals compose homo sapiens, the most social and ecologically successful species in vertebrate history.  And the number of ants alive at any given time has been estimated conservatively at 1 million billion to 10 million billion.  If this latter estimate is correct, and given that each human weighs on average very roughly 1 or 2 million times as much as a typical ant, then ants and people have (again, very roughly) the same global biomass"

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Hölldobler, B., & Wilson, E. O. (2009). The superorganism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies (1st ed.). New York: W.W. Norton.,  Page 5

Enough to make one reconsider blaming global destruction on human overpopulation

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