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Contact: Pam Frost Gorder
Ohio State University

Allegheny Mound Ant

Caption: This is an Allegheny mound ant in the laboratory. Engineers at the Ohio State University are studying the ant's neck joint, in order to understand the ant's lifting ability.

Credit: Image by Vienny Nguyen, courtesy of Ohio State University.

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