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Poic: Paul Quagliana/BNPS<br />
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The amazing spectacle of a colony of wood ants detering aerial predators by squirting formic acid in defence of their nest has been captured by wildlife photographer Paul Quagliana.<br />
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Paul spotted the feisty insect's in Wareham Forest in Dorset firing the foul-smelling venom into the air above their nest.<br />
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The Formic acid is enough to scare off larger predators such as woodpeckers and jay's but is harmless to humans.