December 2 2010

Leaf Cutter Ants

Leaf Cutter Ants

7797.jpg These leaf cutters were busy as beavers cutting up and removing this leaf .  Very interesting ants, they take these leaf pieces underground and there a fungus is grown.  This is what they eat, the fungus grown underground.  Farmers of Fungus


2 Responses to “Leaf Cutter Ants”

  1. Z from Chicago says:

    Great photo. The contrast of the green against the greys is dramatic and the ants look busy.

  2. richart says:

    Are they union leaf cutter ants?

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