Amazing Photo of Asian Weaver Ant Wins 1st Prize

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Overall winner – Asian Weaver ant, upside down on a smooth surface, and carrying a weight in its jaws

An incredible image of a tiny ant carrying 100 times its own body weight, while hanging upside down from a glass-like surface, has won first prize in a national science photo competition.  The amazing picture was snapped by scientists at Cambridge University by a team in the department of zoology investigating the extraordinary sticky feet of ants and other insects. (Pics)

 

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