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Odontomachus sp.
Ready to catch its prey, the jaws of an Odontomachus ant open 180 degrees. Long hairs, tickled by the presence of the grasshopper, will trigger the jaws to slam forward in the fastest muscular-driven action in any animal. Photo © Mark W. Moffett/Minden Pictures
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