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A soldier Eciton burchellii army ant.  The ice-tong shaped mandibles defend the colony against vertebrate predators. 

Captive colony at the California Academy of Sciences

A soldier Eciton burchellii army ant. The ice-tong shaped mandibles defend the colony against vertebrate predators. Captive colony at the California Academy of Sciences

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