More ants turning the color of the food they’re eating

August 8, 2011 | By Abraham | 13 comments

A couple months ago, I posted a picture of ants changing colors as they drink colored water.

Here are a couple more shots of the same phenomenon, closer up…

(via Design You Trust)

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  1. Jessie says:

    Its an ant…why would you care if you handed it? There’s a million in my back yard we’re about to destroy.but if you like you can save us some money and come remove them without the use of pesticides

  2. Bruce says:

    These are Honeypot Ants, their abdomens are specially designed to hold copious amounts of food.

    They’re mostly found in Deserts or various other dry-year round environments.

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