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Bulldog Ant

Myrmecia sp.


A large powerful ant with elongated mandibles and a powerful sting.

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ScottHarte 7 years ago

Did not try the sting, though thought about it. Wow can they move fast when they want to, was taking a close up pic and it jumped over three body lengths away in about a nanosecond. crazy to watch.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Classic! Excellent shots Scott. Did you try the sting? I find them insanely intense for 30 mins then it scales back.

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4854, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Aug 27, 2012
Submitted on Oct 10, 2012

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