Army ants hunting down a scorpion
Army ants swarming all over a scorpion (Costa Rica)
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Army ants hunting down a scorpion
Army ants swarming all over a scorpion (Costa Rica)

In a few minutes, the scorpion was dead. All attempts to rescue the scorpion failed as the ants found the scorpion very quickly which could not move fast enough to escape due to intoxication. Within a few more minutes, the army ants managed to cut the scorpion into pieces and took them away. The ants themselves left the entire area after a few more minutes.

These army ants are quite aggressive. They raise their torso to strike back if you try to scare them with sticks or leaves.


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