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Bull ants eat small insects, honeydew (a sweet, sticky liquid found on leaves, deposited from various insects), seeds, fruit, fungi, gums, and nectar. The adult ants mainly eat nectar and honeydew, but the ant larvae are carnivores that eat small insects brought back to them by hunting worker ants. The workers can also regurgitate food back in the nest so other ants can consume it.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Awesome close-up details in this capture

  • Thank you so much, Larry and the fav. Much appreciated. Kind regards,

    – Esther's Art and Photography

  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxover 2 years ago

    Zo, wat een beauty van een lelijkerd…lol! Mooi, Esther!
    Groeten en fijne dag!
    Hans.

  • Jacqueline van Zetten
    Jacqueline van...over 2 years ago

    Very beautiful shot! xxx

  • Yool
    Yoolover 2 years ago

    Awesome macro Esther !!!!!!!!

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64over 2 years ago
    Beautiful capture ! Wonderful macro dear Esther . ..Jozef
  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 2 years ago

    Wonderful image, Esther

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

    1 Image per 24hrs 2012/01/09

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