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Ants, Supersized

Brood Nest

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Pheidole ants Worker SubcastesSoldiers and Minors Killing Prey Brood Nest Predator Competing Colonies Portaging Aphids

Brood Nest

Here's a look inside a brood nest of Pheidole megacephala, with ants in varying states of development.

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Photos By Alexander Wild