Found this bizarre variety of ants on a little patch of moss, somewhere in Wayanad. You can see two of them carrying clumps of dirt back to a hole in the ground. Curiously large bodies and very interesting texture.
Metadata Canon Powershot G11. ISO 80, f/4.0 at 1/80 second & ISO 200, f/4.0 at 1/250 second. Edited using Picasa 3. Taken in July 2011 in Wayanad, Kerala, India.