The small, long-legged Paratrechina sp. are much too fast for the large muscleman tree ants to catch but they still manage to get into trouble. Here two struggle after a stoush on a gum tree. The big ant couldn't shake the attacker even by dragging it across the bark. Boondall, QLD.
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