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These ants were hunting some instects like coackroaches. They were found nesting 15 meters down their hunting game the day after, under thick vegetation.
I found them after hearing a noise in the vegetation at night. I'll post a video a bit later.

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Pachycondyla - Photo (c) California Academy of Sciences, 2000-2010, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
eleeuw's ID: Genus Pachycondyla, a member of Ants (Family Formicidae)
Posted by eleeuw 6 months ago (Flag)
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Driver Ants - Photo (c) Bernard DUPONT, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jakob's ID: Driver Ants (Genus Dorylus)
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Driver Ants - Photo (c) Bernard DUPONT, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
eleeuw's ID: Driver Ants (Genus Dorylus)
Posted by eleeuw 6 months ago (Flag)
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Yes @jakob, Dorylus ! I've watched the soldiers more carefully on my videos... Thanks !

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Here is a video capture of the safari ants hunting !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adFeksCZruI

Posted by eleeuw 6 months ago (Flag)
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Driver Ants - Photo (c) Bernard DUPONT, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
eleeuw's ID: Driver Ants (Genus Dorylus)
Driver Ants - Photo (c) Bernard DUPONT, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Driver Ants (Genus Dorylus)
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