A red velvet ant (Dasymutilla occidentalis) at the Tulsa Zoo.
A red velvet ant (Dasymutilla occidentalis) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A red velvet ant (Dasymutilla occidentalis) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Actually a wasp, females do not have wings and have a very painful sting, hence the warning coloration.
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