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Myrmeocystus sp.
These two honeypot ants (Myrmecocystus sp.) engage in a ritualized stand-off, performing stylized displays. The ant on the right stands on a pebble to look bigger and taller than her opponent in order to win. Photo © Mark W. Moffett/Minden Pictures
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