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Cannibalized termite

Cannibalized termite

Although this paper discussed how cannibalism can go wrong in a starving termite colony, this picture reveals a case of cannibalism gone (very) weird – if one can make any sense out of it. This is what happens when you get your head stuck inside the terminal abdominal segment of your nestmate. Photo credit: David Mora Del Pozo.

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