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Leafcutter ants don't normally fight with other types of ants, but they can be brutal towards other leafcutters.  Here, a trio of Acromyrmex striatus workers team up to kill an Atta saltensis leafcutter that has wandered into their territory.

Santiago del Estero, Argentina

Leafcutter ants don't normally fight with other types of ants, but they can be brutal towards other leafcutters. Here, a trio of Acromyrmex striatus workers team up to kill an Atta saltensis leafcutter that has wandered into their territory. Santiago del Estero, Argentina

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