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University of Texas at Austin

Crazy Ants Neutralize Fire Ant Venom

Caption: Crazy ants (on the right) coat themselves with formic acid to neutralize the venom of the fire ant (at left).

Credit: Lawrence Gilbert, University of Texas-Austin.

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