Electric fence
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Electric fence  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Number of cells  173 + 8n  
Bounding box  (46 + 5n)×15  
Period  5  
Mod  5  
Heat  48.8 + 8n  
Volatility  (149 + 8n)/(268 + 8n)  
Strict volatility  (149 + 8n)/(268 + 8n)  
Discovered by  Dean Hickerson  
Year of discovery  1993  
 
 

Electric fence is a stabilization of ants and is a period 5 oscillator.^{[1]} It was found by Dean Hickerson in February 1993. Its heat is 48.8 + 8n, where n is the number of ants between the two stabilizing sides (n = 3 for a heat of 72.8 in the example image given on this page).
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References
External links
 Electric fence at the Life Lexicon
 Electric fence at Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue