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Is this diamond-stealing ant a pricescoper?

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  1. acv123
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  2. redwood66
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    by redwood66 » Aug 10, 2018
    That's awesome! :lol:
     
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  3. Matata
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    by Matata » Aug 10, 2018
    That's Nermal. He's mine. I send him in via a tiny drone. It's how I acquire most of my gems.
     
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    by JPie » Aug 10, 2018
    Is he really a PSer? That doesn’t look like a super ideal diamond to me... o_O:lol:
     
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    by StephanieLynn » Aug 10, 2018
    You know he brought that back to the nest and the other ants were like WTF is that?! :lol:
     
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    by ILikeShiny » Aug 10, 2018
    This made my day :lol:
     
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    by acv123 » Aug 10, 2018
    haha I was wondering what kind of cut it was! Maybe a single cut? Maybe he's a newbie PSer.
     
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    by acv123 » Aug 10, 2018
    lol, they were probably like "we can't eat that!"
    hopefully there is a consignment market in the colony.
     
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    by tkyasx78 » Aug 10, 2018
    Rotf!!!
     
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    by ohsomethingshiny » Aug 10, 2018
    Ant: Hey, guys! Check out my new bling!

    Other ant: What’s the HCA on that?

    Other ant #2: Hate for you to have carried it all the way here without seeing an ASET first.

    Ant: I don’t care about all that. It was a STEAL!

    Other ant #3: I call dibs when you upgrade!

    Queen ant: It needs a halo.

    :lol-2:
     
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    by shoechick » Aug 10, 2018
    OMG, hilarious!!! :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    by whitewave » Aug 10, 2018
    You all caught me; I have been training an army of diamond stealing ants :mrgreen2::whistle:
     
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    by lyra » Aug 10, 2018
    I choose to believe he was in a catch and release program too. :eek2:
     
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    by acv123 » Aug 10, 2018
    haha, love this so much!
     
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    by AprilBaby » Aug 10, 2018
    Simply adorable!
     
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    by Mamabean » Aug 10, 2018
    You guys are hysterical! My dog is jumping on me because I’m laughing out loud! :P2
     
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    by Cozystitches » Aug 10, 2018
    You all are hilarious!!!
     
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    by Mamabean » Aug 10, 2018
    They are! I’m still laughing!
     
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    by Crazie4Cuts » Aug 10, 2018
    I need a pet like that! Go fetch! Come back with a diamond twice your size please!
     
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    by Ellen » Aug 10, 2018
    x2
     
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    by stracci2000 » Aug 10, 2018
    How many times has he done this before?
    And he is now just being caught!
    There must be a nest full of diamonds somewhere nearby!
     
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    by kipari » Aug 11, 2018
    People keep wondering why I bought my son that ant farm:lol:
     
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    by Arkteia » Aug 12, 2018
    He is not a Pricescoper. A PS-er would be dragging a diamond and a GIA certificate.

    Just a guy in love who thought his girlfriend might like it...

    (True story: it happened in an Italian jewelry store. The jeweler filmed the ant, but at the end, took the diamond away. So cruel!)
     
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  25. Arkteia
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    by Arkteia » Aug 12, 2018
    Some additional information about the real case: it was an average red ant. They can lift the weight up to 50 times higher than their own.

    In general, many animals are thieves, but usually they would steal products. (Maybe the ant took the diamond for a huge piece of sugar?). Recently in Plzen, Czech republic, a runaway kangaroo stole products from a grocery store.

    But the biggest offender? The bear.
     
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    by StephanieLynn » Aug 12, 2018
    I feel sorry for the little guy, here he thought he had found something that his colony could live off of for a good amount of time only for it to be taken away!

    I hope when the jeweler took it he gave him the biggest piece of bread he could carry :D
     
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    by stracci2000 » Aug 12, 2018
    So if this was in an Italian jewelry store, then I hope it was good Italian bread with some ex-virgin olive oil for dipping........mmmmmmm!
     
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    by msop04 » Aug 12, 2018
    This is hilarious!!
     
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    by msop04 » Aug 12, 2018
    I love how it keeps turning around, as if to see if anyone is watching him... LOL
     

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