Predation - Alex Wild Photography
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Veromessor lariversi

Veromessor lariversi

Harvester ants are not strictly seed-eaters, and they will scavenge dead insects when they can. Here, a nocturnal harvester ant has discovered the carcass of an aquatic corixid bug.

Sand Springs Dune, Nevada, USA

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