Macro Photography of Two Ants (image) Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Share Print E-Mail Caption Two nestmates of the temperate genus Formica sharing food. Most ant species live in the tropics, but understanding why has been a challenge. Credit Benoit Guénard Usage Restrictions Contact Benoit Guénard for re-use. email@example.com Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.