13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Leaf Cutter Ant

Leaf Cutter ant in a lab colony at the University of Wisconsin. This is part of a study of how ants develop antibiotics to protect their fungus gardens.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T4i
Copyright: © Don Parsons