Follow the leader! Here, Mesoponera elisae workers engage in "tandem running" behavior, where a leading ant paves the way for a nestmate to follow. Notice the following ant's antennae making tight contact with the abdomen of the lead ant.
St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa
PachycondylaTrachymesopusponeromorphponerinaeformicidaelarvacarryingsubterranean antshunting antsworker antstrailtandem running