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Fighting ants. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Florida carpenter ants (Camponotus floridanus) fighting. Ants from different colonies often fight over territory. One ant (top) has locked its mandibles (jaws) around an antenna of the other. Florida carpenter ants often make their nests inside houses.
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