Below the tangle of vines and branches of the East Malaysian rainforest, a small contingent of ants scuttles frenetically along the shaded leaf litter. But these are no mere picnic pests—these are Myrmoteras trap-jaw ants, fearsome predators armed
Prying Apart the Mighty Bite of a Malaysian Trap-Jaw AntSmithsonian
Watch ‘Monster’ Ants Attack Faster Than the Blink of an EyeNational Geographic
Scientists discover spring-loaded mechanism in unusual species of trap-jaw antPhys.Org
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