Eciton - Alex Wild Photography
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Eciton hamatum army ant soldier. This portrait is a composite of 64 photographs taken at different focal depths and stacked to produce an artificially sharp image. The unusual single-lens eyes are unique to this genus and may be the result of re-evolved vision from blind ancestors.

Armenia, Belize

Eciton hamatum army ant soldier. This portrait is a composite of 64 photographs taken at different focal depths and stacked to produce an artificially sharp image. The unusual single-lens eyes are unique to this genus and may be the result of re-evolved vision from blind ancestors. Armenia, Belize

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