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Red bull ant ( Myrmecia gulosa ) This ant is about 25- 30 mm long . It can see you from a fair distance away and will even attempt to follow you. Australia,Geotagged,Myrmecia gulosa,Red bull ant,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Red bull ant ( Myrmecia gulosa )

This ant is about 25- 30 mm long . It can see you from a fair distance away and will even attempt to follow you.

    comments (3)

  1. Very cool! Posted 25 days ago
    1. Thank you Lisa . Yes cool and painful Posted 8 days ago
  2. I thought you were joking in the caption, turns out this really is the name of the ant :) Posted 25 days ago

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The red bull ant , also known as the giant bull ant or "hoppy joe", is a species of bulldog ant from the genus ''Myrmecia''. It is abundant throughout Eastern Australia.

Species identified by Ernst
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By Ernst

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Uploaded Dec 24, 2018. Captured Dec 21, 2018 16:29 in 68 Canoelands Rd, Canoelands NSW 2157, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1579s
  • ISO3200
  • 89mm