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(NRP-240) 3D printed leafcutter ant

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3D printed leafcutter ant
Matt Hutchings, University of East Anglia

The image shows 260mm 3D printed and painted leafcutter ant - Acromyrmex octospinosus. Researchers at the University of East Anglia on the Norwich Research Park are studying symbiotic relationships between Leafcutter ants and the antibiotic-producing bacteria that live on their bodies.

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