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Myrmelachista schumanni
Mysterious clearings called "spirit gardens" are found in the rainforests of Perú. Researchers have discovered that certain stinging ants (Myrmelachista schumanni) poison all the plants except the shrubs they nest in. Photo © Mark W. Moffett/Minden Pictures
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