Mallee forest
South Australia

photograph © Alex Wild 2005

Sunset in a mallee forest around Poochera, South Australia, the habitat of Nothomyrmecia ants.  These ants only forage after dark. 

Australia, SA: Poochera.
32º43'S 134º50'E, 85m, 15.x.2005
Grazed Mallee.

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This image was captured with a Canon EOS D60, with a Canon EF 17 - 40 mm F4.0 L lens