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- Edward O. Wilson Pellegrino University Professor Emeritus at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, and author of "The Ants," "The Naturalist," and a "Nature Revealed: Selected Writings 1949-2006" (Johns Hopkins Press)
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