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Termites obtain nutrients from wood and plant matter, but cannot digest it themselves. They have microbacteria in their gut that aid in digestion. Macrotermes lives in savannas and grasslands.
Not yet assessed by IUCN
Macrotermes contains about 350 species which are found throughout Africa, Southern Asia and Australia. Termites can be found on every continent except for Antarctica.
Invertebrates Zone of the Sculpture Learning Plaza