A mushy Valentine message to pretty much everyone on the internet (except a couple of you, and You Know Who You Are)

valentineThis valentine shows the mutualistic relationship between ants and aphids where both benefit. Aphids produce very sugary poop, which ants find delicious. The ants protect the aphids from other insects that might want to eat them. Win-win.

If you are not following the work of Bird and Moon, you should. She makes art that is both informative and adorable.  And today, a metaphor for my relationship with you, dear readers. (more…)