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Ant-followers are birds that feed by following army ants. They take the prey that the ants have. The best known ant-followers are 18 species of antbird in the family Thamnophilidae, but there are other families as well, such as cuckoos.
References[change | change source]
- Willis, E. & Y. Oniki (1978) "Birds and Army Ants" Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 9: 243–263