No, these aren’t ants attacking an insect, this is an assassin bug (Acanthaspis sp.) decorating itself with the CORPSES of its prey - after it’s liquefied and sucked out their innards. Assassin bugs do this for disguise, to confuse their prey and also to form a protective “meat shield” that masks their scent.
Read more and see other amazing insect eating photos: http://wrd.cm/1knMiDI via WIRED.
Photo: Nicky Bay, see more of his work:http://bit.ly/1gdh6Bi