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Ohio State University

Carlos Castro, Ohio State University

Caption: Carlos Castro holds a Pennsylvanian black carpenter ant in Ohio State's Biological Sciences Greenhouse insectary. His team studied a similar ant (the Allegheny mound ant) for its lifting ability.

Credit: Photo by Jo McCulty, courtesy of Ohio State University.

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