Large wooden ants are part of the"Big Bugs" Exhibit.
Each of the last 3 summers the Denver Botanic Gardens has sponsored special exhibits of garden art. This year it is Big Bugs. There are spiders, praying mantis, ladybugs, dragonflies and grasshoppers. I've chosen just a few of my favorites.
Wooden ladybug with polished circle "spots"
Grasshopper in the still-brown prairie grasses.