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Mesoponera elisae

Mesoponera elisae

Follow the leader! Here, Mesoponera workers engage in "tandem running" behavior, where a leading ant paves the way for a nestmate to follow. Notice the following ant's antennae making tight contact with the abdomen of the lead ant. St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa

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