For the appreciation of the sounds made by these stridulators, the ants are furnished with delicate organs of hearing (chordotonal organs) in the head, in the three thoracic and two of the abdominal segments and in the shins of the legs.
They're so macho they prefer to walk in the dark and bang their shins.
The " Times " the next day commented that the horse had suffered bruised shins.
However, he seems to be going through another growth phase but and has recently had sore shins.
Colin Cameron and Michael Oakes played but Keith Andrews didn't after being taken off at half-time with sore shins in Monday's friendly.