Caption: "Formica ants tend to aphids in mountain forest near Portal, Arizona. In this symbiotic relationship the ants feed on honeydew secreted by the aphids and in return protect the aphids and their eggs. Various species of Formica are found throughout the world.".

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Ants tending aphids

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