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A nest of the miniature predator Strumigenys rostrata in an Illinois forest.  Notice how the ants have enclosed their space by building a circular wall around the colony.

Vermillion River Observatory, Illinois, USA

A nest of the miniature predator Strumigenys rostrata in an Illinois forest. Notice how the ants have enclosed their space by building a circular wall around the colony. Vermillion River Observatory, Illinois, USA

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