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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ants Eating Breakfast in the Backyard

The ants were quick to get to the piece of breakfast pastry that I had absentmindedly dropped on the ground in our backyard. As I was watching them clamor over each other to get a taste of the sugary treat, I decided that this was the perfect time to utilize my recently-acquired macro lens. The result was a justification of my favorite way to take photos: making something out of nothing!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Santa Clara, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Manol Manolov