Nature never ceases to amaze us with its intricacies and diverse forms of collaboration. Two remarkable species, wild dogs and Matabele ants, showcase the exceptional power of teamwork and pack mentality. While these animals may seem worlds apart, they exhibit striking similarities in their cooperative behavior, highlighting the advantages and effectiveness of working together towards a common goal. Recently at Royal Zambezi Lodge, we had the thrill of witnessing both species in action in their natural environment. Lower Zambezi is home to a pack of dogs around 30 in number. They have been spotted close to camp for the last few weeks and we have some amazing footage to show for it. Not to be outshone, the Matabele Ants made an appearance too, seen moving in the thousands through the camp, carrying their eggs as they move home. An incredible sight to see, and well captured by Lodge Manager Natalie Black. These sightings inspired us to explore the fascinating parallels between wild dogs and Matabele ants, shedding light on how their teamwork enables them to accomplish remarkable feats in their respective ecosystems.