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giant ant | by Pedro Moura Pinheiro
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giant ant

Actually, this is just a common house ant, at x5 magnification, using a Canon MP-E65 on a Canon EOS 10D. The head is about 0.25 mm across (around 1/100 of an inch) to give you some scale. The light is from a Canon 430EX, triggered with a Canon ST-E2.

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Taken on August 14, 2009