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  1. Trebuchet says

    That appears to be either the femur or humerus of a chicken. The ants are really, really tiny.

    We’ve had multiple infestations of them over the years. One time they found their way to the sugar bowl. Emptied it. People commonly call them either “sugar ants”, because they really, really like sugar. Or “piss ants”, because of how they smell when you crush them.

    Not too long ago, I did some looking up to find out the actual species. Most likely [i]monomorium minimum[/i], the Little Black Ant. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_black_ant

    We had a queen establish a colony in our Keurig coffee maker. Had to chuck it, they’d gotten into the works and it wouldn’t go any more.

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