Caption: Army ants (Eciton hamatum) moving across leaves on the forest floor. One ant is gripping onto two leaves with its back legs and jaws, holding them together so that the others may pass easily. Some are carrying dead prey to the rest of the colony. Filmed in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

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Keywords: amazon, amazonian, animal, animals, army ant, bridge, carrying, column, eciton hamatum, ecuador, eggs, eusocial, forest, holding, hymenoptera, insect, jungle, leaf, leaves, line, nomadic, prey, rainforest, south america, tropical, wildlife

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Army ants

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