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Atta vollenweideri
Seen from a low-flying airplane, the trails that radiate from these leafcutter ant (Atta vollenweideri) nests resemble maps of human cities and highways. The 6-inch-wide ground-surface "highways" radiate hundreds of feet from the nest, which may be circled by underground "beltways." Photo © Mark W. Moffett/Minden Pictures
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