Books: Afraid of Ants

SARKHAN by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick. 307 pages. McGraw-Hill. $5.50.

There were these ants, see? They were forced to live among the impenetrable bamboo of the jungle, and they longed for more space. So the ants decided to destroy the elephant and take over the broad trails he had smashed through the jungle. When the ants attacked in force, waving their tiny feelers, the elephant did not even see them. He thundered down the trail, trampling them underfoot. Then a new generation of ants came along, and they were much cleverer. Instead of attacking in the open, the ants lured...

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