Ants and Plants - Alex Wild Photography
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Ant Garden

Ant Garden

Several species of arboreal plants, including orchids, bromeliads, and cacti, live together in an "ant garden" tended by fierce Azteca ants. The ants construct a carton matrix to house the plants' roots and their own brood. Barton Creek, Cayo District, Belize.

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