Kingdom of The Ants

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Ths is the Small Black Ant Lasius niger milking the Small Willow Aphid (Aphis farinosa) for its poop, which is pure honey to them – honeydew. Even waste doesn’t go to waste.

37 thoughts on “Kingdom of The Ants

    1. Thank you, Julie 🙂 There are 2 lenses. The Sigma 105 mm macro lens on which I clip a Raynox MSN-202 which gets me even closer with hardly any cropping. This was a lucky moment as he turned to face me 🙂

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