Cast #116 - Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Casting

Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast #116 - Front Picture.
Ant Type: Fire Ants (Solenopsis genus)

Cast Number: #116
Created: 3/4/2022
Cast Weight: 11.1 lb

Cast Material: Aluminum
Cast Dimensions: 15"x9.5"x11.5" (HxWxL)

Base: 9"x12" Oval, 0.75" thick
Base Wood: Pine/Poplar

Mount: No mounting, cast sits on stand
Orientation: Upside Down
The key feature of this cast is that it was partially built around a log. The log was around 4 inches in diameter. The ants were forced to build the colony tunnels around the log and the result is an interesting cylindrical cutout shape in the cast.