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Leaf-cutter Ants
Atta colombica

Location

Barro Colorodo Island, Panama

Date

29/06/2016

Description

A leafcutter ant carries a leaf fragment to her underground nest to feed the fungus that these ants cultivate for food.

Photo Link

https://www.instagram.com/p/BHQMEIOjQ3j/

Learn More

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leafcutter_ant
Christian Ziegler
Tropical biologist turned photojournalist for Max-Planck for Animal Behavior and NatGeo.
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