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Ant discovered by Mardon (#2495)

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Observed: June 1, 2014 @ 3:15 PM
Posted on: June 1, 2014 @ 8:14 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
The ant was 6 mm head to body rear. The fly was 9 mm head to body rear. I found this on a concrete slab in front of a townhouse door. The ant was dragging the dead fly. I let the ant crawl into an empty peanut butter jar. As you can see from the photos, the ant would not drop the fly. I took the ant/fly home in the jar and the ant dropped the fly sometime during that trip. When I got home I photographed the ant separately.

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