Army Ants and Other Nomads - Alex Wild Photography
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Army ants such as these Eciton are important predators in many tropical ecosystems.  Colonies have worker ants of different sizes that specialize in different tasks.  

Captive colony at the California Academy of Sciences

Army ants such as these Eciton are important predators in many tropical ecosystems. Colonies have worker ants of different sizes that specialize in different tasks. Captive colony at the California Academy of Sciences

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