Caption: Ants tending to aphids. In this symbiotic relationship the ants (Formica sp.) feed on honeydew secreted by the aphids and in return protect the aphids and their eggs. Photographed in a mountain forest near Portal, Arizona, USA.

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Ants tending aphids

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