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I was taking photos of leafcutter ants in the Costa Rica rainforest. These tireless little creatures are cutting pieces of leaves and transport them to their underground fortresses, where they grow mushrooms on them, to feed themselves.

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Pusztaszer, Hungary
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© Bence Mate.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2015
Total Views: 15
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f14
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Boca Tapada, Costa Rica