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 Post subject: Nynph fluid for ants
PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:39 am 
The moment were the ant eat the sweet fluids produced by treehopper nynphs, they have mutualistic relationship with the ants, wich protect them and stay near because of the liquid.

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A rare shot! :shock: :lol:

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:24 pm 
Thanks Oleg,

While I handheld the branches for taking shoots of the ants eating the nymph nectar one of the ants, in his protective role attacked my finger :D

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HI!

This is a predator! :lol:

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Great shots gmazza! I love the second one! How great to take a photo while you're being attacked! :lol:

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Two fantastic shots gmazza


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