Monday, April 25, 2016

Antigua, Guatemala: Ant Season is Coming

I occasionally notice a medium-sized, black ant crawling over my bed. Like just now. And, I wonder: Could this be the edible ant beloved by AntigueƱos, which will come into high season in May? AKA "Mayan caviar"? ....

Hmm, based on this article, no, not the same ant:

Source: wikipedia commons

Puts me in mind of my ant experiences in New Mexico:

Alamogordo: Ants! Them!
Alamogordo: Ants II
Las Cruces, New Mexico: Arthropod Museum
New Mexico: Invaded by Ants

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