MARTIN SHIELDS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARTIN SHIELDS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Bullet ant (Paraponera clavata) in a lowland tropical rainforest, near Chilamate, Costa Rica. The sting from a bullet ant contains a potent neurotoxin. In humans the pain is intense for 3-5 hours and is still felt 24 hours later.
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