Ants Fighting - Alex Wild Photography
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An Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) attacks a much larger fire ant (Solenopsis invicta).  Both species co-exist naturally in subtropical South America, but in the southern United States where both have been accidentally introduced, the fire ant has displaced the Argentine ants.

Austin, Texas, USA

An Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) attacks a much larger fire ant (Solenopsis invicta). Both species co-exist naturally in subtropical South America, but in the southern United States where both have been accidentally introduced, the fire ant has displaced the Argentine ants. Austin, Texas, USA

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