Ants turn the colour of their drink by A.M. Babu (11 images)

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Ant that a thing? Dozens of greedy ants show a complete rainbow of bright colours after sipping on coloured sugar drops - thanks to their transparent abdomens. Scientist Dr Mohamed Babu, who enjoys photographing insects, set up the colourful photograph with colonies of ants in Mysore, India, and small drops of sugar solution coloured with food dye.

A variety of different ant species were attracted to the brightly coloured blobs of food, including ghost ants and carpenter ants....
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