â€¦and you may want to skip this post if youâ€™re squeamish, or are about to eatâ€¦
Iâ€™ve brought you my Weaver Ants before. I think they are responsible for keeping my kumquat tree free of caterpillars, and the other day I saw more evidence of their carnivorous tastes.
Our smelly dustbin had maggots in it, and when I went out to pick up the newspaper I noticed the ants had done a raid and were carting off squirming maggots. As usual, I found the ability of ants to coordinate and cooperate fascinating, so I decided to take a few photos
here's a close upâ€¦
and hereâ€™s a film â€“ enjoy