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You really should see this in full size... The ants and the roach are sharp enough for a macro shot like this. At least I hope so...
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Oct 25 2010 07:08 GMT Annamaria
Brrr.... great close-up but it gives me the creeps...;-))
Oct 25 2010 08:58 GMT uwp
Why? It's almost dead, it can not pump out it's eggs anymore and even if it would: the ants would eat it too. This roach will not spawn itself any further, there's absolutely no danger anymore. What I find fascinating is that ants are some kind of garbage men. I didn't know that they have this kind of job, I always though that cats, mice or birds clean up roaches or other insects...
May 19 2011 04:22 GMT losp
Aggressive attacking + horrible dying as plainly
displayed in full-size view .. Excellent shot !!!!!!
May 19 2011 06:15 GMT uwp
Thanx losp. Strange, in your words it sounds cruel, but this is life, nature, the way it is...
May 21 2011 11:12 GMT losp
One big one being attacked by so many little ones : paralyzed,
"tortured", slow dying etc .. Not a sad sight in small view ! .. Yes.
such are their natural styles & ways

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