19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Harvester Ant Against Yellow Paper

We have been monitoring a Harvester Ant colony on our property. . .With the arrival of Fall, I’ve watched as their activities have increased in preparation for Winter. In this image, I propped a yellow piece of decorative cellophane on the ground and watched them explore it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Edison, Ca, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Sydney Harter