Periodical Cicadas - Alex Wild Photography
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Camponotus ant scavenges a dead cicada

Camponotus ant scavenges a dead cicada

Periodical cicada emergences are a boon to animals that eat insects. Here, carpenter ants carry brood XIX cicada carcass back to their nest. Allerton Park, Illinois, USA.

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