13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A desert anthill framed by desert buckwheat

Ants, along with chipmunks, gophers, rabbits, snakes, lizards and many other creatures, are slowly but constantly changing the desert landscape. I wanted to illustrate this process in dramatic fashion.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: San Bernardino County, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Laurence Scott