19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Shredding of food

Red Weaver Ants catches a black ant as food. Here is the attempt to break that ant into pieces. The strength of the black ant's skeleton makes it clear how much energy the Red Weaver Ant has exerted.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
Camera: NIKON D3000
Copyright: © Chamara Sulakkhana