Pheidole jelskii
San Lorenzo, Paraguay

photograph © Alex Wild 2003

Strength in numbers: these Pheidole ants were able to drag this large cockroach carcass vertically up the side of a plant pot.

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This image was captured with a Nikon Coolpix 995.