This is what an ant colony looks like!

This is what an ant colony looks like!

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Check out this aluminum cast of an underground ant colony created by American entomologist and retired biology professor Walter R. Tschinkel. Interestingly enough, for how complex this looks on the surface, the casting process is actually pretty straightforward. All you have to do is pour molten aluminum down into an empty ant colony, wait for it to set and then dig it out.

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