SINCLAIR STAMMERS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SINCLAIR STAMMERS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Ants and pupae. Adult ants and cocoons (brown) containing pupae. When an ant's nest is exposed the ants hurry to move their eggs, larvae and pupae to a safe location. The silk cocoon protects the pupae while they metamorphose to the adult form. Ants are highly-organized social insects.
Model release not required. Property release not required.