Ants Fighting - Alex Wild Photography
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Oecophylla longinoda, the tailor ant, is fiercely territorial.  Here they have pinned down a Polyrhachis intruder that has stumbled onto their tree.

St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa

Oecophylla longinoda, the tailor ant, is fiercely territorial. Here they have pinned down a Polyrhachis intruder that has stumbled onto their tree. St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa

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