12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Ants and aphids have a mutualistic relationship. The ants feed on honeydew left behind by the aphids, and in return, they protect the aphids from predators.

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Date Taken: 12.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © JAYA MANNA