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  1. Paul Iddon

    Found an ant-mimic wasp in the garden waste bin

    Problem was it was way down the inside so took some getting to as I had to half lean in! Paul.
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    Out House

    Or "kitchen midden". The photo represents an area about 4.5 cm across. I found this in a corner in my laundry room. I have learned that ants carry waste from their nest to another location, waste includes feces of course but also cadavers of ants and other creatures. It also seems to include...
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    Ant Mill

    This species of ant is blind and follows the chemical scent of the ant in front of it. Occasionally they lose track of the leader and end up following each other in an endless circle. The result is they eventually become exhausted and die. <iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/366259946"...