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Acromyrmex sp.
This young leafcutter queen (Acromyrmex sp.) carries a bit of the fungus garden from the mother colony to start a new nest. She must tend the fungus carefully; if her garden dies, her new colony is doomed. Photo © Mark W. Moffett/Minden Pictures
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