Travels in Ecuador

Matt Welsh and Amy Bauer

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Fundación Ecológica Hola Vida
Leaf-cutter ants climbing along a tree. There were thousands of these running along an "ant highway" from the tree all the way down to their nest. The ants carry the leaf segments back to the nest where they grow a kind of mushroom used as food. Bizarre.

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