Farming Ants: Leafcutters and Fungus Growers - Alex Wild Photography
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Atta texana. Ants slice through leaves using a repeated scissoring motion, where the leading mandible (on the right) is anchored into the leaf and pulls the trailing mandible to make the cut. 

Austin, Texas, USA

Atta texana. Ants slice through leaves using a repeated scissoring motion, where the leading mandible (on the right) is anchored into the leaf and pulls the trailing mandible to make the cut. Austin, Texas, USA

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