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"An intimate moment between a Cephalotes pusillus turtle ant worker and soldier as the sisters pass a bit of liquid food between them." Photo by Alex Wild - www.alexanderwild.com

Major and minor workers of the turtle ant Cephalotes pusillus engage in trophallaxis food-sharing behavior.

army ant..formidable mandibles... huge numbers of ants forage simultaneously over a certain area, en masse

The sound of one ant walking – inside the world of a wildlife audio expert

A dramatic macro photograph of an ant inspecting the dead carcass of another insect. The texture and detail is incredible! Image by Vincent Chung.

A dramatic macro photograph of an ant inspecting the dead carcass of another insect. Image by Vincent Chung.

trap jaw ant..the peak force exerted in its bite is  300 times the body weight of the ant..ouch

the peak force exerted in its bite is 300 times the body weight of the ant.

Ant Head Showing the Compound Eye, Antenna, and Mouthparts Photographic Print by Solvin Zankle at Art.com

Ant Head Showing the Compound Eye, Antenna, and Mouthparts

Ant Head Showing the Compound Eye, Antenna, and Mouthparts Photographic Print by Solvin Zankle at Art.com

Diatelium wallacei Scaphidiidae (staphilinoidea)

Diatelium wallacei Scaphidiidae (staphilinoidea)

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Cephalotes varians turtle ant soldier showing the head disk used for guarding nest entrances.

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