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Teamwork | by macropoulos
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24/1/10: Nominee in Wildlife, 5th Black & White Spider Awards


A group of small ants (probably Messor sp.), working together in order to accomplish a task that would be impossible for any single one of them: carry a big dead moth to their nest, over a vertical surface! "Ισχύς εν τη ενώσει" (translation: union is strength)


Best viewed Large, On Black.


I converted it to b&w, because there wasn't much color to it anyway (the ants were mostly black, the moth mostly white, and the surface is white marble), and I think it lets the viewer better concentrate on the concept I wanted to illustrate (teamwork), rather than being distracted by glimpses of color here and there.


Have a wonderful week! :-)

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Taken on May 17, 2008