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This bullet ant was infected with the devastating Cordyceps fungus. The fungus commandeered the ant's brain, causing it to exhibit aberrant behavior

This bullet ant was infected with the devastating Cordyceps fungus.  The fungus commandeered the ant's brain, causing it to exhibit aberrant behavior  Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Bazzano Photography / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

KWT9HC

File size:

34.6 MB (0.9 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

4262 x 2841 px | 36.1 x 24.1 cm | 14.2 x 9.5 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

June 27, 2011

Location:

Rio Napo, Ecuador

More information:

This bullet ant was infected with the devastating Cordyceps fungus. The fungus commandeered the ant's brain, causing it to exhibit aberrant behavior before the fungus burst out of the top of the ant's head (visible in the photograph).