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Anthill Art

Ant problem? Why not pour molten aluminum into it and turn it into art?


Thanks for the link, Rochelle!


December 11, 2013 Posted by | Oddities, Video | , , , | Comments Off on Anthill Art

Getting Mugged in the Insect World

Hands up, bub, or I'll use my ovipositor on you!

From io9:

Here you can see a very strange encounter between a fly and an ant that was wandering up a tree. Wild says he saw flies landing on the ants, holding them against the tree for a few seconds, and then flying away. He couldn’t figure out what was going on until he used the magnifying action of his camera lens to get a good look at what the bugs were doing. It turned out the flies were mugging the ants, pinning them down and stealing their food.

Alex Wild is the genius researcher and photographer behind these amazing captures.

via io9 via Photo Synthesis

May 7, 2009 Posted by | Photography, Science and Technology | , , , , , | Comments Off on Getting Mugged in the Insect World