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Atta colombica workers kill Nomamyrmex essenbecki scout.

Atta colombica: Prevent Defense

Photo by Alex Wild
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Atta colombica workers quickly kill a larger Nomamyrmex esenbecki scout. Nomamyrmex army ants can be a major threat to Atta colonies, and so these workers will not hesistate in attacking and killing any scouts to prevent them from leading more army ants near the leafcutter colony.

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