Dolichoderus - Alex Wild Photography
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A pair of Dolichoderus quadrimaculatus foragers gather the remains of a rainforest katydid killed the preceding night by a rodent, as well as rodent feces left at the site. Ants provide a full-service waste removal system for many ecosystems.

Jatun Sacha Reserve, Napo, Ecuador

A pair of Dolichoderus quadrimaculatus foragers gather the remains of a rainforest katydid killed the preceding night by a rodent, as well as rodent feces left at the site. Ants provide a full-service waste removal system for many ecosystems. Jatun Sacha Reserve, Napo, Ecuador

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