Rainbow Ants

Photographer and scientist Mohamed Babu captured these amazing images of translucent ants eating sugar drops mixed with edible food coloring after his wife showed him some ants had turned white after drinking spilt milk. Mohamed explains, "I gave the insects the brightly coloured sugar drops and watched as their transparent stomachs matched the food they were eating. Some of the ants even wandered from one colour to another, creating new combinations in their bodies."

Read the article here

via [notcot]