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34.3 x 22.9 cm ⏐ 13.5 x 9.0 in (300dpi)
MARTIN SHIELDS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARTIN SHIELDS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Two bullet ants (Paraponera clavata) interacting on a tree trunk in a lowland tropical rainforest in Costa Rica. The sting from a bullet ant contains a potent neurotoxin. In humans the pain is intense for 3 to 5 hours and can still be felt 24 hours later.
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