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An Amazing Ant/Millipede Video

Stéphane De Greef (© Anna Bella Betts)

Deep in the jungles of Cambodia, near the temples of Angkor, an unlikely drama takes place. Blue ants of the genus Leptogenys, native to southeast Asia, surround their prey, a massive millipede. It's almost like circling the wagons in a scene from...

Stéphane De Greef points out a site. (© Anna Bella Betts)
Stéphane De Greef points out a site. (© Anna Bella Betts)

Stéphane De Greef points out a site. (© Anna Bella Betts)


"As a photographer, my main areas of interest are the natural beauty of people, Nature's amazing diversity and the darkest aspects of human societies," says Stéphane De Greef. (© Anna Bella Betts)

"As a photographer, my main areas of interest are the natural beauty of people, Nature's amazing diversity and the darkest aspects of human societies," says Stéphane De Greef. (© Anna Bella Betts)

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 3:34 PM

Jumping Jehosaphat!

Harpegnathos saltator

If you're accustomed to seeing ants crawl, wait a minute...some can actually jump. Ants? Jump? Like leaping lizards? True. Harpegnathos saltator, aka Jerdon's jumping ant, a...

Harpegnathos saltator
Harpegnathos saltator

JERDON'S JUMPING ANT or Harpegnathos saltator will be among the topics discussed at the Christian Peeters' lecture from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 15 at 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo courtesy of entomologist-insect photographer Alex Wild)

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 6:10 PM
 
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