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Dimensions3148 x 1948
Original file size2.31 MB
Image typeJPEG
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Date taken29-Jul-10 18:47
Date modified11-Dec-12 13:37
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D5000
Focal length105 mm
Focal length (35mm)157 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/250 at f/40
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 3200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Messor Ants moving Larvae to a New Nest

Messor Ants moving Larvae to a New Nest

Moving the nest -- carrying larvae

Messors move their nest frequently, up to ten times a year. [MJF Brown, Insectes Sociaux 46(1999) 66-70] The queen will follow once the new nest is ready. The distance they are moving, across Road F, is shown on page 4. [p 9]