Atta colombica - Leafcutter Ant Nest

photograph © Alex Wild 2007

At the nest entrance of an Atta leafcutter ant colony.

Panamá, Panamá.: Gamboa, Pipeline Rouad
09º08'N 79º43'W 100m. 29.vii.2007
Nest in second-growth rain forest.

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This image was captured with a Canon EOS 20D, using a Tamron AF 11-18mm wide angle zoom lens.