NH6091 : Harvester Ant

taken 12 years ago, near to Bonar Bridge, Highland, Great Britain

Harvester Ant
Harvester Ant
This ant is most likely to be seen dragging or carrying seeds back to its nest. Some workers have much bigger heads than others and they use their large jaws to crack the seeds. I find it fascinating how one tiny creature can carry such a huge load in comparison to its body size.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 June, 2007
Category
Insects > Insects   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 606 916 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:53.5206N 4:21.1089W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 606 916
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