Gigapan is a technology that stitches together hundreds of individual images to form a massive single image.Â It's hard to appreciate its power from just the small SEM image shown above, but if you click on the photo you'll be able to zoom to a marvelous level of detail.
More clickable gigapan ants below the fold.
Very cool! They don't devote much real estate to vision, do they.
Yeah, most ants don't. As a spectacular exception, check out Gigantiops destructor.