Predation - Alex Wild Photography
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Pheidole obscurithorax stays ahead of the competition using group retrieval of food (in this case, a scavenged cockroach carcass).  Working together, the ants can usually get the bounty home before a more aggressive species usurps their find.

Orlando, Florida, USA

Pheidole obscurithorax stays ahead of the competition using group retrieval of food (in this case, a scavenged cockroach carcass). Working together, the ants can usually get the bounty home before a more aggressive species usurps their find. Orlando, Florida, USA

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