21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Queens Beginings

Each fall, new colonies of carpenter ants begin, typically just out of sight, tucked beneath the bark of fallen logs.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Wauwatosa, wi, United States of America
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © Benjamin Gauthier