Caption: Ants attacking a ladybird (Coccinella sp.). Ladybirds are predators that commonly feed on aphids. Ants often protect aphids from predators as they eat the sweet honeydew that the aphids secrete.

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Ants attacking a ladybird

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Duration: 00:00:07.24

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