Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: In a demonstration of its aggressivness, slave-making ant in Arizona attacks coin placed in its way. Slave-making ants have lost the ability to take care of themselves and their young, and must enslave other ants to perform those functions. These ants are about 6 mm in length and are common in the southwestern U.S.

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Keywords: animal, arizona, arthropod, attack, insect, insecta, insects, invertebrate, jaws, mouthparts, polyergus breviceps, raid, slave, slave-making ants, zoology

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Slave-making ants

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