Nothomyrmecia doused in paint (for SCIENCE!)

If you don’t follow myrmecologist Ajay Narendra’s flickr feed, you should. Ajay often turns up real treasures. He’s just returned from a research expedition to Poochera, South Australia, where he’s been working with the famous Nothomyrmecia macrops. Check out this shot of a worker ant, painted so that she’s easier to follow in the field:

photo by Ajay Narendra


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