Leaf cutter ants make the most of the abundant supply of fresh leaves, collecting them in co-ordinated marches. Timelapse enhances the sense of ceaseless activity as they 'make hay' while the going is good, to maintain the food supply for the fungi on which they themselves then feed. This clip from was first published on Nature Video Collections: bbc.co.uk/nature/collections. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
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