Droptails go flying

Droptails go flying

Observation - Droptails go flying - Southern Africa. Description: On forest margin. Worker escorts about 7mm (without straightening) and alates, about 15mm marching up Panicum grass to launch the alates. Each alate had 2-4 escorts. The escorts seemed to give the alates a final pre-flight check, or encouragement or brie

On forest margin.
Worker escorts about 7mm (without straightening) and alates, about 15mm marching up Panicum grass to launch the alates. Each alate had 2-4 escorts. The escorts seemed to give the alates a final pre-flight check, or encouragement or briefing before the alates took off.