Quest for a Rose.


So you’re an ant. A worker ant at that. Doing what you are really good at. Working, that is. In this case, it would be harvesting a fallen coconut flower. Hardly a hotly-contested meal, by anyone’s guess.

And when you see the approach of a seriously badass caterpillar, lusting after the same food-y bits on the flower, you would discover how WRONG you were.

27519446-All_for_a_flowerThe caterpillar was nastier, but the ants were faster, fortunately. They skedaddled in seconds.

Metadata Canon Powershot G11. ISO 80. f/2.8 at 1/50 second. Edited using Picasa 3.8.
Taken in December 2010 in my backyard at Bangalore, India.

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Quest for a Rose.

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