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Papyrius nitidus.  Eggs and worker ants in the brood nest.  In the background is a termite carcass that the ants have carried in as food for the developing ant larvae.

Iron Range National Park, Queensland, Australia

Papyrius nitidus. Eggs and worker ants in the brood nest. In the background is a termite carcass that the ants have carried in as food for the developing ant larvae. Iron Range National Park, Queensland, Australia

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