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Driver ants

Dorylus sp.

Description:

Soldier ants build a defensive wall of brown mud about their trail.

Habitat:

Secondary forests, bushes.

Notes:

Reminiscent of the Great wall of China.

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7 Comments

dotun55
dotun55 7 years ago

Yes. Got to be the same species. Simply amazing (Read Proverbs 6:6).
It was only several paces away from the first heavily guarded trail and the second of the three ant trails that ran across the path early that cold morning. The third trail was very scanty and unguarded. Didn't bother to cover it.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

So amazing. Is this the same species as your other spotting (i.e.. same area)? I can't believe the effort they put into protecting their trails. The Army Ants of the Americas don't do this.

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 7 years ago

soooo interesting!! GREAT find!!

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

That's so cool!

srimanta
srimanta 7 years ago

excellent captured,,, :)Sri

ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago

Yikes! Pretty awesome.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Wow! Great spotting!

dotun55
Spotted by
dotun55

Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Spotted on Dec 7, 2013
Submitted on Dec 25, 2013

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