Farming Ants: Leafcutters and Fungus Growers - Alex Wild Photography
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An ambitious Cyphomyrmex forager carries a piece of insect frass back to the nest. These ants feed exclusively on a fungus that grows on the bits of detritus they gather.

Mindo, Ecuador

An ambitious Cyphomyrmex forager carries a piece of insect frass back to the nest. These ants feed exclusively on a fungus that grows on the bits of detritus they gather. Mindo, Ecuador

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