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More monkeys than ants

Posted on 5th February, by cchalmers in Blog Posts

What a mystery.  Where did all my leafcutter ant colonies go?  Of the twelve I’ve been tracking and filming every year since 2009 only one is left.  This magical spot on the Osa Peninsula was a kindgom of ants, an Atta version of the Roman Empire.  The abundance of mature mango trees and a lip-smacking (mandible-munching), luscious clover ground […]