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The Honey Ants Dream. 14 Repletes, the “honey pots”, in the hand of an Aborigine woman. The repletes' chambers are often situated more than a meter deep and the only way of finding them is to locate the Melophotus bogati ants' discreet entrances at the foot of the mulga trees and then dig, following the tunnel which goes down vertically to more than one meter below ground. Northern Territory, Australia

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Shooting date : 2015-03-03

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Keywords

Wild animal / Insect / Hymenoptere / Ant / Honeypot ant (Melophorus sp) / Honeypot ant (Melophorus bagoti)

Wild animal / Insect / Hymenoptere / Ant / Carpenter ant (Camponotus sp) / Honey ant (Camponotus inflatus)

Natural resources use / Alimentation / Sweet food

Ethnic group / Australian Aborigine

Behavior / Trophallaxis

March (month)

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Worker (zoology)

Organism / Morphology / Morphological adaptation

Area / Desert

Organism / Body fluid / Excretion liquid / Excrement / Honeydew

Oceania / Australia / Northern Territory NT

Carry (to)

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Hand

Individual / Stage of development / Imago

Individual / Person / Woman

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Aculeata / Vespoidea / Formicidae / Melophorus

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Aculeata / Vespoidea / Formicidae / Camponotus

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