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Image of the Day: Bygone Battle

Two fighting ants from different species have been trapped in this Burmese amber for 100 million years.

The Scientist Staff

© AMNH/D. GRIMALDI & P. BARDEN (VIA EUREKALERT)

(See P. Barden & D.A. Grimaldi, “Adaptive raditation in socially advanced stem-group ants from the Cretaceous,” Current Biology, 2016.)

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