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Dolichoderus quadrimaculatus

Dolichoderus quadrimaculatus

A foraging ant gathers the remains of a rainforest katydid killed the preceding night by a rodent, as well as feeding from 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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